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ERIC Number: EJ875203
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-May
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0360-1315
Social Self-Efficacy, Academic Locus of Control, and Internet Addiction
Iskender, Murat; Akin, Ahmet
Computers & Education, v54 n4 p1101-1106 May 2010
The purpose of this research is to examine the relationship of internet addiction, social self-efficacy, and academic locus of control. Participants were 311 university students who completed a questionnaire package that included the Online Cognition Scale, the Academic Locus of Control Scale, and the Perceived Social Self-efficacy Scale. The hypothesis model was tested through structural equation modeling. According to results internal academic locus of control was predicted positively by social self-efficacy. Also internet addiction was explained negatively by social self-efficacy and internal academic locus of control and positively by external academic locus of control. Results were discussed in the light of literature. (Contains 1 table and 1 figure.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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