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ERIC Number: EJ791943
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 15
Abstractor: Author
ISSN: ISSN-1099-0399
Sources of Social Support and Self-Efficacy for Adult Students
Lundberg, Carol A.; McIntire, David D.; Creasman, Caroline T.
Journal of College Counseling, v11 n1 p58 Spr 2008
This study explored the sources of social support and self-efficacy for college students 25 years and older (adult students), using a cross-sectional mixed method approach. Differences in academic self-efficacy were found between adult students nearing graduation and those at the beginning of their educational pursuits. Graduating adult students received less family support than did entry-level adult students. Results suggested the need for counselors to bolster adult students' abilities to seek support. (Contains 3 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Adult Education; Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A