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ERIC Number: EJ1099974
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016-Apr-10
Pages: 9
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-1990-3839
Predictors of Academic Procrastination and University Life Satisfaction among Turkish Sport Schools Students
Ocal, Kubilay
Educational Research and Reviews, v11 n7 p482-490 Apr 2016
The purpose of this study was to examine the role of burnout, academic self-efficacy and academic success in predicting procrastination and university life satisfaction among sports schools students. The study sample comprised of 224 participants aged from 18 to 30 years with a mean age of 21.71 (SD = 1.94) who were attending various departments of sport school in a public university. A quantitative research survey method was used in the study. Clustered sampling procedure was utilized in order to get a more representative sample. Pearson's product moment's correlation coefficient, hierarchical regression analysis, the independent t-test and one-way ANOVA were used for data analysis. Significance was set at a minimum of 0.05. Results indicate that academic burnout, academic self-efficacy and academic success are significant predictors of procrastination. According to these results, burnout seems to be the strongest predictor which explains 32.3% of the variance in procrastination. On the other hand, efficacy dimension of burnout was the only significant predictor of university life satisfaction among Turkish sports schools students.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Turkey
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Maslach Burnout Inventory
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