Self-Efficacy and Writing: A Different View of Self-Evaluation

@article{Mccarthy1985SelfEfficacyAW,
  title={Self-Efficacy and Writing: A Different View of Self-Evaluation},
  author={Patricia R. Mccarthy and Scott T. Meier and Regina Rinderer},
  journal={College Composition and Communication},
  year={1985},
  volume={36},
  pages={465}
}
Both in our teaching and in our research, self-evaluation is coming to be recognized as an important facet of the writing process. Donald Murray first opened our eyes to the importance of self-evaluation when he described how he conducts a writing conference. One of the first questions he asks when a writer turns in a piece is "How do you feel about it?" He then goes on to ask a series of questions that encourage the writer to assess the strengths and weaknesses of the work. In a recent CCC… 

SELF-EFFICACY BELIEFS, MOTIVATION, AND ACHIEVEMENT IN WRITING: A REVIEW OF THE LITERATURE

The purpose of this article is to examine the contribution made by the self-efficacy component of A. Bandura's (1986) social cognitive theory to the study of writing in academic settings. A brief

Mediated-Efficacy : Hope for “ Helpless ”

Building on previous studies of college students’ writing self-efficacy beliefs, this article presents the empirical foundation for a reconceptualized understanding of this identity process. The

Writing essays: does self-efficacy matter? The relationship between self-efficacy in reading and in writing and undergraduate students’ performance in essay writing

Self-efficacy beliefs have been identified as associated with students’ academic performance. The present research assessed the relationship between two new self-efficacy scales (self-efficacy in

A Critical Thinking of the Researches on Writing Self-Efficacy in Second Language Learning

The aim of this paper is to find out some research gaps on writing self-efficacy in Second Language Learning (SLL). Having reviewed the studies centered upon the relationship between writing

Writing Self-Efficacy Beliefs of High- and Low-Apprehensive Writers.

A study examined differences in writing self-efficacy beliefs among highand low-apprehensive writers. The Daly-Miller (1975a) Writing Apprehension Test was administered to 43 developmental writers in

The Predicting Power of Self-Efficacy on Students’ Argumentative Writing Quality

This study aims to investigate the relationships among the aspects of writing self-efficacy and students’ writing quality in the argumentative writing domain. Multiple linear regression analysis is

Examining Dimensions of Self-Efficacy for Writing.

A multifactor perspective on writing self-efficacy was examined in 2 studies. Three factors were proposed—self-efficacy for writing ideation, writing conventions, and writing self-regulation—and a

Assessing Students' Writing and Public Speaking Self-Efficacy in a Composition and Communication Course

The research sought to determine whether students believed they were leaving the course feeling more confident in their capabilities within each respective academic domain, and suggested that students’ reported writing and public speaking self-efficacy significantly increased over the semester.

Global Simulation and Writing Self-Beliefs of Intermediate French Students

Global simulation is described as 'simultaneously an approach, a set of classroom techniques, and the conceptual framework for a syllabus' (Levine, 2004, p. 27). Students create a fictive yet
...

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 13 REFERENCES

Problem-Solving Strategies and the Writing Process

IN THE MIDST of the composition renaissance, an odd fact stands out: our basic methods of teaching writing are the same ones English academics were using in the seventeenth century.' We still

Development of a Self-Report Inventory for Assessing Individual Differences in Learning Processes

Five studies are presented—all related to the de velopment and application of a self-report inventory for measuring individual differences in learning processes. Factor analysis of items derived by

Self-efficacy: toward a unifying theory of behavioral change.

An integrative theoretical framework to explain and to predict psychological changes achieved by different modes of treatment is presented and findings are reported from microanalyses of enactive, vicarious, and emotive mode of treatment that support the hypothesized relationship between perceived self-efficacy and behavioral changes.

The Empirical Development of an Instrument to Measure Writing Apprehension.

tinuing research project which is looking at the interrelation between attitudes, particularly apprehension about writing, and various other outcomes. Fear of writing may not only produce less adept

Improving Learning by Improving Thinking.

C urrent research in the area of human learning and memory suggests that people remember information better when they process it deeply and elaboratively. Deep processing involves devoting more

Self-Evaluation Strategies of Extensive Revisers and Nonrevisers.

drafts reflects their inability to effectively evaluate their own writing. The ability to effectively self-evaluate involves a willingness to be self-critical: to describe and judge one's writing

Bandura , " Self - Efficacy : Toward a Unifying Theory of Behavior Change

  • 1977