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ERIC Number: EJ931912
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Pages: 26
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1932-202X
Meaningful and Maladaptive Homework Practices: The Role of Self-Efficacy and Self-Regulation
Bembenutty, Hefer
Journal of Advanced Academics, v22 n3 p448-473 Spr 2011
This article examines the role of self-regulation of learning on assigned homework. The findings reveal positive relationships between homework activities and self-efficacy, responsibility for learning, and delay of gratification. This review shows a positive relationship between homework and a range of self-regulation skills that facilitates academic achievement and performance. It reveals that homework assignments can enhance the development of self-regulation processes and self-efficacy beliefs, as well as goal setting, time management, managing the environment, and maintaining attention. This article provides a starting point from which to launch renewed efforts to continue examining the strengths and limitations of current homework practices. (Contains 2 tables and 1 figure.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: High Schools; Middle Schools; Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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