Self-efficacy, learning strategies, task value and gender: predictors of 11th grade biology achievement

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2012
Mutlu, Ayten
The purpose of this study was to examine the contribution of the gender, self-efficacy beliefs, task value, and learning strategies to the 11th grade students’ biology achievement.A total of 1035 students from different high schools in Yenimahalle and Çankaya districts of Ankara participated in the study.The Motivated Strategies for Learning Questionnaire (MSLQ; Pintrich, Smith, Garcia & McKeachie; 1991) and Biology Achievement Test(BAT) were used to collect data. Results of the the simultaneous multiple regression analysis indicated that 11th grade students’ gender, task values, self-efficacies and elaboration learning strategies were statistically significant predictors of their Biology achievement; whereas rehearsal and organization learning strategies were not.
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A. Mutlu, “Self-efficacy, learning strategies, task value and gender: predictors of 11th grade biology achievement,” M.S. - Master of Science, Middle East Technical University, 2012.