Exploring The Role of Self-Efficacy in Developing Writing Skills at Secondary Level
Keywords:Secondary School Level, Self-Efficacy, Spellings Errors, Writing Skills
The contemporary research study aims to explore the role of self-efficacy in developing writing skills at Secondary school level. The current study was qualitative in nature, and the population was the students of 9th grade of Government boys’ high school from Pandoki Lahore. The researchers used purposive sampling technique, and the sample size was consisted of 25 participants. The observation method was used as instrument to collect data. The researchers used pre-test and post-test techniques to investigate the writing implication and challenges faced by students. The written tests of grade 9th of English subject were source of data collection. The present study finds that students’ self-efficacy is task oriented and stem from tasks success. The study also finds that in pre-test students were unaware of their abilities and capabilities but in later part in post-test, they showed positive results because of going through the experiences of errors and mistakes. Moreover, it finds that learner from public schools can improve their writing skills, abilities and enhance self-esteem and autonomous work through the instrument of self-efficacy, motivation and practice of desired skills.
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