Merhaba Misafir

Academic overload, self-efficacy and perceived social support as predictors of academic adjustment among first year university students

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The purpose of this study was two- folds: to investigate whether there are correlation between and among academic overload, self-efficacy and perceived social support as predictors of academic adjustment among first year university students .And to investigate the relative contribution of among academic overload, self-efficacy and perceived social support to academic adjustment among first year university students. The study employed the descriptive survey method to describe academic overload, self-efficacy and perceived social support as predictors of academic adjustment among first year university students. The sample of the study comprised of 178( 120 females. 58 males ,Mean age= 18.2 years , SD = .82) students attending Faculty of Specific Education in Cairo University for the academic year 2017/2018 . The study utilized questionnaires and instruments to measure psychosocial variables such as Academic overload, self-efficacy .perceived social support, and academic adjustment. The correlation coefficient results revealed significant negative relationship between academic adjustment and Academic overload(r = -.333) , while the correlation coefficients were positive for self-efficacy(r = .404) and perceived social support(r = .391). Multiple regression was performed where relative contribution of the independent variables to the prediction were observed. Findings were discussed and implication of findings was included.

Yayınlandığı Kaynak : International Journal of Psycho-Educational Sciences (IJPES)
  • Yıl : 2018
  • Cilt : 7
  • ISSN : 2325-775X
  • Sayı : 1
  • Sayfa Aralığı : 86-93
  • IO Kayıt No : 72058
  • Yayıncı : KIE University