Predicting Science Achievement in India : Role of Gender , Self-efficacy , Interests , and Effort

  title={Predicting Science Achievement in India : Role of Gender , Self-efficacy , Interests , and Effort},
  author={Lisa M. Larson},
We examined the role of self-reported effort in predicting chemistry and physics achievement after controlling for prior achievement, gender, and mathematics/science self-efficacy and interest. The data were collected from two Asian Indian high school samples. Self-reported effort was hypothesized to be the most salient predictor of achievement, given its important role in the Asian Indian culture. Based on prior findings, it was also hypothesized that gender would moderate the effect of… CONTINUE READING

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