Validity of self-efficacy as a predictor of writing performance

@article{Meier2005ValidityOS,
  title={Validity of self-efficacy as a predictor of writing performance},
  author={Scott T. Meier and P. R. McCarthy and R. Schmeck},
  journal={Cognitive Therapy and Research},
  year={2005},
  volume={8},
  pages={107-120}
}
  • Scott T. Meier, P. R. McCarthy, R. Schmeck
  • Published 2005
  • Psychology
  • Cognitive Therapy and Research
  • This exploratory field study examined Bandura's (1977) self-efficacy model to determine how well efficacy expectations predicted writing performance, and whether cognitive (deep processing) and affective (anxiety) variables were related to efficacy expectations. Other variables assessed with respect to efficacy and writing performance were race, sex, an English entrance exam (ACT) score, and locus of control. Subjects were college freshmen enrolled in introductory writing courses. The major… CONTINUE READING
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