Multifaceted impact of self-efficacy beliefs on academic functioning.

  title={Multifaceted impact of self-efficacy beliefs on academic functioning.},
  author={A. Bandura and Claudio Barbaranelli and Gian Vittorio Caprara and Concetta Pastorelli},
  journal={Child development},
  volume={67 3},
This research analyzed the network of psychosocial influences through which efficacy beliefs affect academic achievement. Parents' sense of academic efficacy and aspirations for their children were linked to their children's scholastic achievement through their perceived academic capabilities and aspirations. Children's beliefs in their efficacy to regulate their own learning and academic attainments, in turn, contributed to scholastic achievement both independently and by promoting high… 

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