Impact of Self-Regulatory Influences on Writing Course Attainment

The role of self-efficacy beliefs concerning the academic attainment and regulation of writing, academic goals, and self-standards on writing course achievement was studied with college freshman using path analysis

Barry J. Zimmerman

2008

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  • The role of self-efficacy beliefs concerning the academic attainment and regulation of writing, academic goals, and self-standards on writing course achievement was studied with college freshman using path analysis
  • These self-regulatory variables were measured at the beginning of a writing course and related to final course grades
  • Perceived academic self-efficacy influenced writing grade attainments both directly and through its impact on personal goal setting. These paths of influence were interpreted in terms of a social cognitive theory of academic self-regulation

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