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Petersen, Il-haam; Louw, Johann; Dumont, Kitty; Malope, Nomxolisi – Educational Psychology, 2010
This study presents data that extend an earlier analysis of predictors of academic performance from one to three years. None of the adjustment and other psychosocial variables (help-seeking, academic motivation, self-esteem, perceived stress and perceived academic overload) could predict success at university at the end of three years of study.…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Student Motivation, Followup Studies, Student Adjustment
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Petersen, Il-haam; Louw, Johann; Dumont, Kitty – Educational Psychology, 2009
Adjustment to the university environment is regarded as an important factor in predicting university outcomes. This study explores the pathways taken by adjustment and other psychosocial variables (help-seeking, academic motivation, self-esteem, perceived stress, and perceived academic overload), in relation to the success of economically and…
Descriptors: Disadvantaged, Academic Achievement, Student Motivation, Questionnaires