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Action-control beliefs and school experiences of Tanzanian primary school students

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We investigated Tanzanian primary school students' action-control beliefs about school performance using the revised Control, Agency, and Means-Ends Interview (CAMI) and school experiences controlling for the effects of parental educational level, gender, and age. Five hundred forty-five students (254 boys and 291 girls) in grades 3 through 7 from both urban and rural schools responded to the CAMI questionnaire in Swahili. A structural equation model validated the dimensions of action-control...

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10.1177/0022022101032005004

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, SSD, Education
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Journal:
JOURNAL OF CROSS-CULTURAL PSYCHOLOGY
Volume:
32
Issue:
5
Pages:
577-596
Publication date:
2001-09-05
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ISSN:
0022-0221
URN:
uuid:9249351b-67f3-4620-a8de-576c04d71e06
Source identifiers:
131491
Local pid:
pubs:131491
Language:
English

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