A model explaining academic procrastination behavior

Authors

  • Mehmet Kandemir Kırıkkale University

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.14527/pegegog.2014.016

Abstract

The present study aims at examining the extent, to which personality traits, goal orientations, academic self-efficacy belief and self-esteem explain the academic procrastination behaviors of university students within the framework of a mode. To this end, a model was created and a model test was performed in order to determine the direct and indirect effects of the research variables within the compass of a cause and effect relationship. In the present research in which a causative comparative pattern was used, the research group consists of 630 university students in total from different grades, 406 of whom are female and 224 of whom are male. In the data collection phase of the present research," Aitken Academic Procrastination Scale", "Adjective Based Personality Test", "Multidimensional Perfectionism Scale", "Achievement Goals Scale", "Rosenberg Self Esteem Scale" and "Academic Self Efficacy Scale" were used. It was found that the academic procrastination behaviors of university students are directly and indirectly related to personality traits, success orientation, academic self efficacy belief and self esteem within the framework of a cause and effect relationship

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Published

2014-09-01

How to Cite

Kandemir, M. (2014). A model explaining academic procrastination behavior. Pegem Journal of Education and Instruction, 4(3), 51–72. https://doi.org/10.14527/pegegog.2014.016