• Psychology
  • Published 1995

Development of Strategic Competence through Self-Regulation of Attributions.

  title={Development of Strategic Competence through Self-Regulation of Attributions.},
  author={Dale H. Schunk},
The self-regulation of attributions, beliefs concerning the causes of outcomes, is explored. An increasing body of research substantiates the idea that effective self-regulation depends on forming positive attributions that promote perceptions of competence and sustain motivation directed toward learning. Self-regulation refers to the process by which learners direct their cognitions, motivation, and behaviors toward the attainment of their academic goals. Social cognitive theory postulates… CONTINUE READING


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