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Advances in Psychological Science ›› 2013, Vol. 21 ›› Issue (8): 1422-1429.doi: 10.3724/SP.J.1042.2013.01422

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Junior-High School Students’ Homework Effort and Its Influencing Factors

LIU Ying;GONG Shaoying;CHAI Xiaoyun   

  1. (1 Key Laboratory of Adolescent Cyberpsychology and Behavior (CCNU), Ministry of Education; 2 School of Psychology, Central China Normal University and Key Laboratory of Human Development and Mental Health of Hubei Province, Wuhan 430079, China) (3 Center for Mental Health Education, Hubei University of Automotive Technology, Shiyan 442002, China)
  • Received:2013-01-24 Online:2013-08-15 Published:2013-08-15
  • Contact: GONG Shaoying

Abstract: Homework effort, including students' compliance, investment, concentration and number of tasks completed or percentage attempted, is one of the important indicators of evaluating students' behavior in homework. Its antecedents mainly include individual factors such as gender, conscientiousness, homework motivation, homework emotion, as well as environmental factors such as teachers’ feedback and support, homework quality and parental involvement, etc. The study in the future is mainly focused on the mechanism of interactions between influential factors and the intervention of effects. At the same time, it is necessary to pay more attention to the homework effort of special students and the influential factors of homework effort in computer-based homework.

Key words: junior-high school students, homework effort, individual factors, teacher factors, family factors