publication . Article . Other literature type . 2005

Homework practices and academic achievement: The mediating role of self-efficacy and perceived responsibility beliefs

Anastasia Kitsantas; Barry J. Zimmerman;
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  • Published: 01 Oct 2005 Journal: Contemporary Educational Psychology, volume 30, pages 397-417 (issn: 0361-476X, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
Abstract The present study investigated the role of students’ homework practices in their self-efficacy beliefs regarding their use of specific learning processes (e.g., organizing, memorizing, concentrating, monitoring, etc.), perceptions of academic responsibility, and academic achievement. One hundred and seventy-nine girls from multi-ethnic, mixed socioeconomic status families residing in a major metropolitan area of the United States were studied in a parochial school that emphasized homework in the curriculum with more than 3 h of work assigned daily. Path analyses showed significant paths (a) from homework experiences to the girls’ self-efficacy for learn...
free text keywords: Education, Developmental and Educational Psychology, Learning development, Grammar school, Curriculum, Developmental psychology, Socioeconomic status, Memorization, Self-efficacy, Academic achievement, Grading (education), Psychology
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