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Age and school-type differences in children's beliefs about school performance

Abstract:

Age and school-type differences (primary school and three types of secondary school) in self-related beliefs about ability, effort, and difficulty were investigated in a study of 1723 Berlin youth. Consistent with selective ability-stratified schooling, multi-group structural equation models revealed: (1) mean-level belief differences reflecting assimilation effects among secondary school students, (2) belief variances were mostly narrower among secondary school students reflecting restricted...

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10.1177/0165025408095558

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Journal:
INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF BEHAVIORAL DEVELOPMENT
Volume:
32
Issue:
6
Pages:
531-541
Publication date:
2008-11-05
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EISSN:
1464-0651
ISSN:
0165-0254
URN:
uuid:5f60fdce-83b9-4748-a368-8fc593852931
Source identifiers:
132126
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pubs:132126

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