Self-Efficacy Impact on Students Academic Performance

Authors

  • Fatbardha Osmanaga

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.26417/ejser.v5i1.p191-198

Keywords:

Self-efficacy, students academic performance, students motivation, students expectations.

Abstract

In this paper it is treated the self-efficacy topic. Self-efficacy is important for the people. It is, also, important for the students. Self-efficacy has great impact on students motivation, on their academic performance, on their expectations. The paper aims to measure self-efficacy of students of Psychology branch of the Faculty of Educational Sciences,Department of Psychology and Social Work, University "Luigj Gurakuqi", Shkodër, Albania, Bachelor degree. The paper aims, also, to analyze opinions of these students about the self-efficacy in general and about their self-efficacy. The research questions are: 1. What is the self-efficacy of students of Psychology branch of the Faculty of Educational Sciences, Department of Psychology and Social Work, University "Luigj Gurakuqi", Shkodër, Albania, Bachelor degree? 2. What are the opinions of these students about the self- efficacy in general? 3. What are the opinions of these students about their self-efficacy? This study made use of the technique of questionaire. The measuring instrument is the General Self Efficacy Scale (GSE) (R.Schwarzer, M. Jerusalem (1995)). The GSE is a 10-item scale with a score for each question ranging from 1 to 4. Higher scores indicate stronger student’s belief in self-efficacy. It is used, also, the the interview technique in order to understand the opinions of students of Psychology branch of the Faculty of Educational Sciences, Department of Psychology and Social Work, University "Luigj Gurakuqi", Shkodër, Albania, Bachelor degree, about the self- efficacy in general and about their self-efficacy. The data collected from the questionnaire was analyzed by means of the SPSS program, variant 20. There are given the appropriate conclusions and suggestions about self-efficacy of students of Psychology branch of the Faculty of Educational Sciences, Department of Psychology and Social Work, University "Luigj Gurakuqi", Shkodër, Albania, Bachelor degree.

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Published

2015-12-30