Open Access Honors Program Thesis
Science--Study and teaching (Secondary); Self-efficacy;
The purpose of this study is to determine the greatest source of self-efficacy that exists among 5-12 students in science through a meta-analysis of three previous studies. After analyzing the collected data, teaching strategies that aim to boost the most influential source of self-efficacy for students are recommended and briefly discussed. Gaining a better understanding of the sources self-efficacy, along with how to support these sources will help science educators understand how to support student self-advocacy.
Year of Submission
Science Education Program
University Honors Designation
A thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the designation University Honors
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Wessels, Elizabeth Anne, "Promoting a culture of student self-advocacy within secondary science classrooms" (2021). Honors Program Theses. 522.