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ERIC Number: EJ892662
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Sep
Pages: 22
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 61
ISSN: ISSN-0023-8333
Attribution and Self-Efficacy and Their Interrelationship in the Korean EFL Context
Hsieh, Peggy Pei-Hsuan; Kang, Hyun-Sook
Language Learning, v60 n3 p606-627 Sep 2010
This study examined the interrelationships between learners' attributions and self-efficacy and their achievements in learning English as a foreign language. Participants were 192 ninth-grade English learners in Korea who were asked to provide attribution and self-efficacy ratings upon receiving test grades. Results indicated that learners with different levels of self-efficacy ratings endorsed attributions differently for successful and unsuccessful outcomes. Learners with higher levels of self-efficacy attributed their test results to more internal and personal control factors than those who reported lower self-efficacy levels. For learners who were unsuccessful, those with higher self-efficacy made stronger personal control attributions than learners with lower self-efficacy.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Grade 9
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: South Korea