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The Role of Self-efficacy and

Gender towards Students’


Writing Achievements

By
Kristin Novitasari (14020084100)

THESIS PROPOSAL WRITING G


SURABAYA STATE UNIVERSITY
2016
1. Background of the Study

2. Research Questions

Chapter 1 3. The Objective of the


Study

4. Limitation of Study

5. Definition of Key Term


Background of the Study
The finding that shows some L2 learners cannot get good
writing achievement because of the different self-efficacy and
gender among L2 learners

The previous finding that shows between male and female


result the different writing achievement

The investigation about the learners’ self-efficacy in writing


skill toward their achievement is lacking
Research Questions

How strong does self-efficacy influence the writing achievement of


the learners?

Is there any difference in self efficacy according to gender in


writing class?

Is there any difference in writing achievement according to gender


in writing class?
The Objective of the Study

1. To investigate how strong self-efficacy influences the writing


achievement of the learners

2. To investigate whether there are any differences in self efficacy


according to gender in writing class

3. To investigate whether there are any differences in writing


achievement according to gender in writing class
Limitation of Study
The limitation of the study was the strength of the influence in
writing achievement of the learners and the difference in self-
efficacy and in achievement according to gender in writing. Their
different styles, qualities, and experience were the weaknesses.
Definition of Key Term
1. Self efficacy is the individuals’ assessment of their capabilities
to organize and execute actions required to achieve successful
levels of performance. Self-efficacy makes a difference in how
people feel, think, and act.
Writing is a form of expressions that allows ideas, thoughts,
feelings, and sense making of the world to be communicated. It
covers some aspects (grammar, choice of words, vocabulary, unity,
and coherence)
Writing achievement is the result/ the successfulness of doing/
expressing those things (ideas, thoughts, feeling, and sense
making of the world)
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Lal, Roshan. (2006). The Role of Self-Efficacy and Gender Difference among the
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