ERIC Number: EJ455222
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1992
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Academic Self-Efficacy in At-Risk Elementary Students.
Owen, Steven V.; Froman, Robin D.
Journal of Research in Education, v2 n1 p3-7 Spr 1992
Explores academic self-efficacy of 382 male and 319 female Chapter 1 elementary school students using the Self-Efficacy for Academic Tasks scale. Factor analyses reveal no sex differences in factor structure. Verbal skills and compliance explain 66 percent of the covariation. Efficacy beliefs decline between second and fifth grades. (SLD)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Age Differences, Beliefs, Compensatory Education, Elementary Education, Elementary School Students, Expectation, Factor Analysis, Factor Structure, High Risk Students, Rating Scales, Self Concept Measures, Self Efficacy, Sex Differences, Student Attitudes, Verbal Ability
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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