Elementary school students’ learner self-concept, academic self-concepts and approaches to learning
Burnett, Paul C. & Proctor, Romina M. J. (2002) Elementary school students’ learner self-concept, academic self-concepts and approaches to learning. Educational Psychology in Practice, 18(4), pp. 325-333.
The present study investigated the relationships between academic selfconcepts, learner self-concept, and approaches to learning in elementary school students. A sample of 580 Australian Grade 6 and 7 school students with a mean age of 10.7 years participated in the study. Weak negative correlations between learner self-concepts and surface approaches to learning were identi ed. In contrast, deep approaches for both boys and girls showed the highest positive correlations with school self-concept and learning self-concept. Only slight variations in these gures were found between boys and girls.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||Academic self-concept, Learner self-concept, Approaches to learning, Elementary School Students|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Division of Research and Commercialisation|
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2002 Taylor and Francis|
|Deposited On:||17 Aug 2009 22:17|
|Last Modified:||15 Feb 2011 05:33|
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