RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN ACADEMIC SELF-EFFICACY AND ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT IN SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS
Hajeera Fatima, Shahbaz Ayyub and N Saroja
The purpose of the present study was to investigate the relationship between academic self-efficacy and academic achievement of secondary school students. For this study total Two hundred (200) subjects; 100 boy students and 100 girl students of both 9th and 10th grades were selected from secondary schools of Hyderabad by using “stratified sampling”. Self-Efficacy Questionnaire for Children (SEQ-C) was used to find out the academic self-efficacy score of students and their previous test score (GPA) was also obtained to measure their academic achievement. To analyze the data mean, standard deviation, T-test and Pearson’s correlation method were used. Significant difference between academic self-efficacy of boys and girls was noticed, Girls were found to have higher academic self-efficacy level than boys. In case of mean, no significant difference was found between academic achievement scores of boys and girls.
Keywords: Achievement, Cognitive Development, Efficiency and Emotions.
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