Effects of Effort Attributional Feedback on Children's Perceived Self-Efficacy and Achievement

  title={Effects of Effort Attributional Feedback on Children's Perceived Self-Efficacy and Achievement},
  author={Dale Schunk},
  journal={Journal of Educational Psychology},
  • D. Schunk
  • Published 1 August 1982
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Educational Psychology
This experiment tested the hypothesis that effort attributional feedback concerning past accomplishments promotes percepts of self-efficacy and mathematical achievement. Children who lacked subtraction skills received didactic training in subtraction operations with effort attributional feedback concerning past achievement, with feedback concerning future achievement, or with no feedback. Results showed that attributional feedback for past achievement led to more rapid progress in mastering… 

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