ERIC Number: EJ553140
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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Change in Children's Competence Beliefs and Subjective Task Values across the Elementary School Years: A 3-Year Study.
Wigfield, Allan; Eccles, Jacquelynne S.; Yoon, Kwang Suk; Harold, Rena D.; Arbreton, Amy J. A.; Freedman-Doan, Carol; Blumenfeld, Phyllis C.
Journal of Educational Psychology, v89 n3 p451-69 Sep 1997
Change over three years in the competence beliefs and subjective task values in the domains of reading, mathematics, instrumental music, and sports was studied with approximately 615 predominantly white, middle-class elementary school children. There was moderate to strong stability in their beliefs. Exceptions and gender differences are discussed(SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Note: Research supported by Grant HD17553 from the National Institute for Child Health and Human Development.