Universal Journal of Educational Research Vol. 9(5), pp. 1083 - 1087
DOI: 10.13189/ujer.2021.090521
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The Influence of Individual Factors on the University Students Self-efficacy

Yousef Alrashed *
Self-development Department, Deanship of Preparatory Year and Supporting Studies, Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University, Saudi Arabia


Recently, literature indicated self-efficacy as an important factor in educational settings. Previous research claimed that self-efficacy had a significant role in enhancing students learning and its outcomes. However, in Saudi Arabia, university focused on improving students with the necessary skills that foster their future success. The main aim of the present study is to investigate the participants’ self-efficacy levels as well as identify the difference level of self-efficacy based on their individual factors such as gender, age, and educational levels. The study was conducted among 63 participants in a government university in Eastern region of Saudi Arabia. Several statistical tests were used such as descriptive statistics, t-test and ANOVA. The study findings revealed that participants had a moderate level of self-efficacy. The findings also reported that the participants had some differences in the mean score of self-efficacy. Furthermore, insignificant differences were reported between students' variables on the self-efficacy level. The finding of this study is hoped to add to literature on students learning and the significant role of self-efficacy towards students’ future. Based on the results, implications and recommendations were highlighted.

Self-efficacy, University, Students, Individual Factors

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[1] Yousef Alrashed , "The Influence of Individual Factors on the University Students Self-efficacy," Universal Journal of Educational Research, Vol. 9, No. 5, pp. 1083 - 1087, 2021. DOI: 10.13189/ujer.2021.090521.

(b). APA Format:
Yousef Alrashed (2021). The Influence of Individual Factors on the University Students Self-efficacy. Universal Journal of Educational Research, 9(5), 1083 - 1087. DOI: 10.13189/ujer.2021.090521.