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Attaching Parents as a Predictor of Academic Self-Efficacy Beliefs of University Students
Curr Res Educ (2017) 3(1), 15-23
In the present study, it has been investigated whether parental attachment predicts academic selfefficacy and it’s sub-dimensions which are ‘cognitive application’, ‘social status’, and ‘technical skills. Parental alienation, communication with trust factors and gender variable has also been examined. Participants of this study has been randomly selected from a private university, 64 of them being female, and 85 male, a total of 149 university students. “Inventory Short Form of Attachment to Parents and Friends” and “Academic Self-Efficacy Skill” has been used in the study. In the data analysis, t-test, correlation, and multiple regressions were carried out. It has been found out that female participants have a higher academic self-efficacy than male participants. Results show that, alienation to mother and gender predicted academic self-efficacy; and also alienation to mother, communication with father and gender predicted cognitive application.
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