Keith F. Punch

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The purpose of this research was to investigate the extent to which self-efficacy acts as a mediating variable between the learning environment and achievement. Seven year 5 classes (N = 179 students aged 9 to 10 years) were allocated randomly to cooperative, competitive or individualistic environments for twice-weekly social studies lessons, changing(More)
This article describes the stages in the development of a questionnaire for use in a large-scale needs assessment study as the basis for a staff development program. While a considerable literature exists on questionnaire design in general, we emphasize the need for a conceptual framework behind the questionnaire, proceeding from analysis of the objectives(More)
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