Universal Journal of Educational Research Vol. 4(8), pp. 1874 - 1880
DOI: 10.13189/ujer.2016.040817
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Investigating Academic Self-efficacy of University Students in Terms of Socio-demographic Variables


Seydi Ahmet Satici 1,*, Gurhan Can 2
1 Faculty of Education, Artvin Coruh University, Turkey
2 Faculty of Education, Yeditepe University, Turkey

ABSTRACT

In this study whether academic self-efficacy of university students differ in terms of various socio-demographic features has been investigated. The study was conducted on 1679 students who were attending Anadolu University. In the study, the Academic Self-Efficacy Scale and Personal Information Form were used as data collection tools. In the analysis of the data, independent sample t test and one-way analysis of variance were used. The findings of the study suggested that there are significant differences between academic self-efficacy, and gender, grade level, economic situation of the family, and perceived academic achievement. It was also suggested by the findings of the study that there are no significant differences between academic self-efficacy of university students, and field of study, education levels of the parents, number of family members and sibling numbers, perceived academic achievement in the high school, and the dwelling unit where the student lived the longest. Findings were discussed in line with relevant literature and conclusions were made.

KEYWORDS
Academic Self-efficacy, Socio-demographic Features, University Students

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Seydi Ahmet Satici , Gurhan Can . "Investigating Academic Self-efficacy of University Students in Terms of Socio-demographic Variables." Universal Journal of Educational Research 4.8 (2016) 1874 - 1880. doi: 10.13189/ujer.2016.040817.