The Role of Social Support in Students’ Perceived Abilities and Attitudes Toward Math and Science

@article{Rice2013TheRO,
  title={The Role of Social Support in Students’ Perceived Abilities and Attitudes Toward Math and Science},
  author={Lindsay Rice and Joan M. Barth and Rosanna E. Guadagno and Gabrielle P. A. Smith and Debra McCallum and Asert},
  journal={Journal of Youth and Adolescence},
  year={2013},
  volume={42},
  pages={1028-1040}
}
Social cognitive models examining academic and career outcomes emphasize constructs such as attitude, interest, and self-efficacy as key factors affecting students’ pursuit of STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) courses and careers. The current research examines another under-researched component of social cognitive models: social support, and the relationship between this component and attitude and self-efficacy in math and science. A large cross-sectional design was used… CONTINUE READING

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