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ERIC Number: ED573546
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2017
Pages: 9
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-2501-1111
High School Students' Cognitive Flexibility Is Predicted by Self-Efficacy and Achievement
Esen, Binnaz Kiran; Özcan, H. Duygu; Sezgin, Mehtap
Online Submission, European Journal of Education Studies v3 n2 p143-151 2017
In this research, the prediction cognitive flexibility obtained by general self-efficacy, academic self-efficacy, social self-efficacy, emotional self-efficacy and achievement is examined. This study is executed in 2014-2015 academic year on 760 high school students who are between ages 15 and 18. Cognitive flexibility Scale is developed by Bilgin (2009b) is used for defining cognitive flexibility, Self-Efficacy Scale is developed by Çelikkaleli, Gündogdu ve Kiran-Esen (2006) is used for defining self-efficacy. Achievement information are determined from TEOG's input points of students. Data are tested by regression analysis. The results of research shows the facts that cognitive flexibility is predicted meaningfully in positive direction by five of the variables "achievement, general self-efficacy, academic self-efficacy, social self-efficacy and emotional self-efficacy." In the multiple regression analysis, it is found that five variables all together explain 34% of cognitive flexibility. Also, it is found in stepwise regression analysis that cognitive flexibility is predicted meaningfully by their two variables.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: High Schools; Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Turkey