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Korstange, Ryan; Craig, Maxwell; Duncan, Matthew D. – Learning Assistance Review, 2019
Procrastination is common in the collegiate sphere. However, procrastination is often stigmatized as causing college students to be unsuccessful. Most students have been told not to procrastinate, but they continue to do so, implying that student procrastination will not stop. Yet, significant discontinuities exist between emerging procrastination…
Descriptors: College Students, Productivity, Academic Achievement, Intervention
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Saracaloglu, Asuman Seda; Dinçer, Beste; Gerçeker, Ceren Saygi – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2018
The purpose of this research was to examine the relationship among the general, academic procrastination behavior of music teacher candidates, attitudes of test anxieties in terms of gender, grade levels and weekly study hours. The study was designed as relational correlational survey method. The sample of the study consisted of totally 73 teacher…
Descriptors: Music Education, Preservice Teachers, Time Management, Test Anxiety
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Grunschel, Carola; Schopenhauer, Lena – Journal of College Student Development, 2015
In light of the drawbacks of academic procrastination, it is surprising that not all students want to decrease academic procrastination. To find out why students are motivated (or not) to change academic procrastination, we investigated the characteristics of 377 German students with different motivations to change based on the Transtheoretical…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Measures (Individuals), College Students, Student Motivation
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Nordby, Kent; Klingsieck, Katrin; Svartdal, Frode – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2017
Research on procrastination emphasizes trait explanations for unwanted delay, yet environmental factors are most probably significant contributors to the problem. In this paper, we review literature related to the influence of environmental factors on academic procrastination and investigate how such factors may be assessed in facilitating…
Descriptors: Time Management, Educational Environment, Environmental Influences, Literature Reviews
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Santyasa, I. Wayan; Rapi, Ni Ketut; Sara, I. Wayan Windu – International Journal of Instruction, 2020
Learning physics at SMA, does not only involve memorizing facts, but it also engages the students in solving more problems without delay and attaining a real learning achievement. This study aimed to analyze the effect of project-based learning (PjBL) compared with direct instruction (DI) and student procrastination on student cognitive…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Student Projects, Time Management, Physics
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Kurtovic, Ana; Vrdoljak, Gabrijela; Idzanovic, Anita – International Journal of Educational Psychology, 2019
The aim of this study was to examine the relations of academic achievement, self-efficacy, and perfectionism with procrastination in University students, and to examine whether procrastination can be predicted by academic achievement, self-efficacy, and perfectionism dimensions. 227 University students from different faculties completed Tuckmans'…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Self Efficacy, Correlation, Personality Traits
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Fulano, Celso; Cunha, Jennifer; Núñez, José Carlos; Pereira, Beatriz; Rosário, Pedro – School Psychology International, 2018
The current study explored Mozambican adolescents' perspectives of the process of academic procrastination, focusing on three key aspects: Type of tasks where youth usually procrastinate, antecedents, and the perceived consequences. Twenty-four adolescents from a pool of 300 (11th and 12th graders) reported high levels of procrastination and were…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Attitudes, Study Habits, Interviews
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Sundaramoorthy, Jeyavel – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2018
Introduction: A common impediment to any student's academic achievement and well being is the phenomenon of procrastination. Procrastination has typically been defined as a trait or behavioural disposition to postpone or delay performing a task or making decision. It is voluntary yet irrational delay of an intended course of action and frequently…
Descriptors: Time Management, Student Behavior, Independent Study, Foreign Countries
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Sari, Winda Liftiana; Fakhruddiana, Fuadah – International Journal of Evaluation and Research in Education, 2019
The basis of this study was to determine the relationship between internal locus of control and social support with students' academic procrastination in completing their thesis. This study is using correlational sampling technique and the research samples taken from quota sampling technique are 80 college students who are in the process of…
Descriptors: Locus of Control, Time Management, College Students, Theses
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Dubnjakovic, Ana – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2018
This study examines the current state of research in academic procrastination. Neutralization theory is then explored with emphasis on its applicability to academic information seeking and use procrastination. Finally, results of qualitative semi-structured interviews illustrating the applicability of neutralization theory on students' information…
Descriptors: College Students, Information Seeking, Time Management, Information Literacy
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Boysan, Murat; Kiral, Erkan – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2017
To date, many variables but particularly trait-like psychological constructs have been found to strongly contribute to procrastination but the complex relations among these variables collectively have received almost no attention. The purpose of the study was to provide a more profound understanding of the relations between procrastination,…
Descriptors: Time Management, Personality, Personality Traits, Self Esteem
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Yurtseven, Nihal; Dogan, Selçuk – Pegem Journal of Education and Instruction, 2019
Academic procrastination has been one of the major problems among students from different levels of education, specifically for college students. The purpose of this study is to examine the effect of problem solving skill, a kind of cognitive skill, as well as academic motivation on academic procrastination behaviors of university students. In…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Problem Solving, Cognitive Processes
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Akdemir, Öznur Atas – World Journal of Education, 2019
Current study aims at investigating the academic procrastination behaviors of preservice teachers in terms of different variables. The research is conducted with 211 undergraduate students studying at the faculty of education at a public university in Turkey. The study is designed in descriptive survey model in which the data is collected with the…
Descriptors: Time Management, Student Attitudes, Preservice Teachers, Foreign Countries
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Ljubin-Golub, Tajana; Petricevic, Ema; Rovan, Daria – Educational Psychology, 2019
This study explores the role of the motivational self-regulation in academic procrastination under the personality framework. Therefore, the aims of the study were to investigate: (a) the role of personality dimensions in the self-regulation of motivation; (b) the role of self-regulation of motivation in procrastination; and (c) the mediating role…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Student Motivation, Self Control, Time Management
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Gagnon, Joel; Dionne, Frédérick; Raymond, Guillaume; Grégoire, Simon – Journal of American College Health, 2019
Objective: This pilot study pursued two aims. The first was to investigate the feasibility and acceptability of a Web-based acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) intervention to reduce academic procrastination among university students. The second aim was to test the effectiveness of the intervention on procrastination and committed actions.…
Descriptors: Pilot Projects, Intervention, College Students, Time Management
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