Self-Motivation for Academic Attainment: The Role of Self-Efficacy Beliefs and Personal Goal Setting

@article{Zimmerman1992SelfMotivationFA,
  title={Self-Motivation for Academic Attainment: The Role of Self-Efficacy Beliefs and Personal Goal Setting},
  author={Barry J. Zimmerman and A. Bandura and Manuel Martinez-pons},
  journal={American Educational Research Journal},
  year={1992},
  volume={29},
  pages={663-676}
}
  • Barry J. Zimmerman, A. Bandura, Manuel Martinez-pons
  • Published 1992
  • Psychology
  • American Educational Research Journal
  • The causal role of students’ self-efficacy beliefs and academic goals in self-motivated academic attainment was studied using path analysis procedures. Parental goal setting and students’ self-efficacy and personal goals at the beginning of the semester served as predictors of students’ final course grades in social studies. In addition, their grades in a prior course in social studies were included in the analyses. A path model of four self-motivation variables and prior grades predicted… CONTINUE READING
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