Self-Efficacy, Self-Esteem and Academic Achievement

1Ibtisam H. Said, Yousaf Jamal

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Abstract:

This research is designed to address two important variables which are self-efficacy and self-esteem as they play a vital role in students’ academic outcomes. The focus of the study is the relationship between self-efficacy and self-esteem and its impact on academic achievement on university students. Participants were from both genders and from different educational background. An adapted questionnaire was used to measure self-efficacy and self-esteem. Those participating in the study were asked to complete two scales through an online survey that consist of self-efficacy scale and self-esteem scale. As well as various demographic questions and grade report (GPA). The purpose of this research was to study the relationship of self-efficacy, self-esteem and academic achievement. Descriptive statistics, inferential statistics and Pearson product moment correlation analysis were used for analyzing the results. The analysis of the data showed that there is a significant positive relationship between students’ self-efficacy and self-esteem (r=.324** p< .001).

Keywords:

Self-efficacy, Self-esteem, Academic achievement

Paper Details
Month2
Year2020
Volume24
IssueSpecial Issue 1
Pages206-213