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Educ Strategy Med Sci 2019, 12(1): 84-91 Back to browse issues page
Modeling Motivation in the Relationship between Test Anxiety and Academic Procrastination with Achievement
Fateme Rasouli Khorshidi Dr1, Gholamreza Sarami Dr 2, Habibollah Naderi3, Ali Asghar Shojaei4
1- Department of Psychology, Faculty of Humanities, Babol Branch, Islamic Azad University, Babol, Iran
2- Department of Psychology, Faculty of Psychology and Education, Kharazmi University, Tehran, Iran , vahidi.s@gmail.com
3- Department of Psychology, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Mazandaran, Babolsar, Iran
4- Head of Department of Psychology, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Babol Branch, Islamic Azad University, Babol, Iran
Abstract:   (206 Views)
Introduction: What influences the student's academic achievement and success, or the extent of the contribution and participation of each factor, has always been an area of interest to scholars and educational psychologists. This study investigated Achievement Motivation as a mediator of the relationship between Test Anxiety and Academic Procrastination with Academic Achievement between Test Anxiety and Locus of Control.
Methods: Correlation studies based on structural equation modeling technique, in particular regression equations (combining path analysis and factor analysis second). A total of 508 students (255 boys and 253 girls) were selected by simple random sampling. Herman’s achievement motivation inventory, Test Anxiety Questionnaire and Academic Procrastination Scale (Solomon & Rohblum) were used to collect data. GPA was as academic achievement.
Results: The results showed that the research model was confirmed and in general, 0.31 of academic achievement can be explained by achievement motivation, test anxiety and Academic Procrastination.
Conclusions: So with decrease of Test Anxiety and Academic Procrastination Scale can increase achievement motivation in students and improve academic achievement.
Keywords: Keywords:Achievement Motivation, Test Anxiety, Academic Procrastination, Academic Achievement.
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Article Type: Original Research | Subject: Theories of Learning and Teaching in Medical Sciences
Received: 2018/11/11 | Accepted: 2018/12/22 | Published: 2019/05/7



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