Questioning the utility of self‐efficacy measurements for Indians

@article{Rushi2007QuestioningTU,
  title={Questioning the utility of self‐efficacy measurements for Indians},
  author={Purva Jawahar. Rushi},
  journal={International Journal of Research \& Method in Education},
  year={2007},
  volume={30},
  pages={193 - 206}
}
  • P. J. Rushi
  • Published 28 June 2007
  • Education
  • International Journal of Research & Method in Education
This study examined the influence of academic self‐efficacy and social support on the academic success of Indian‐American and Caucasian‐American undergraduate students. 200 Indian‐American and Caucasian‐American students completed a demographic form and five surveys. The data showed that academic self‐efficacy had a significant effect on college grade point averages (GPA) for Caucasians, but not for Indians. Regarding social support, the quality of mentoring relationships was found to be twice… 

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