ERIC Number: EJ291093
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1983
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Behavioral Competencies of Older College Students: A Self-Efficacy Approach.
Rebok, George W.; Offermann, Lynn R.
Gerontologist, v23 n4 p428-32 Aug 1983
Explores the utility of Bandura's self-efficacy theory for studying older adults' behavioral competencies in college. Expectations of personal efficacy are viewed as mediating mechanisms for predicting the initiation and persistence of educationally relevant behaviors. Theoretical issues related to the assessment of self-efficacy and performance are addressed. (JAC)
Publication Type: Reports - General; Journal Articles
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