Corpus ID: 54675906

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

  title={Writing Self-Efficacy Beliefs of High- and Low-Apprehensive Writers.},
  author={Patricia B. Wachholz and C. P. Etheridge},
  journal={Journal of Developmental Education},
  • Patricia B. Wachholz, C. P. Etheridge
  • Published 1996
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Developmental Education
  • 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 3 freshman composition classes. Students scoring plus or minus one standard deviation from the mean for that population were selected for further study. Content analysis of writing samples identified categories students perceived as influencing their writing confidence. Finally, interviews were… CONTINUE READING
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