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Iranian Journal of Medical Education 2013, 13(4): 331-340 Back to browse issues page
Relationship between Self-Efficacy and Learning and Study Strategies in Nursing and Midwifery Students of Hamedan University of Medical Sciences
Fatemeh Cheraghi, Farshid Shamsaei , Farzaneh Shaikholsalmi, Taibeh Hasantehrani
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Introduction: Self-efficacy as well as learning and study strategies improve students’ academic performance through facilitating learning. The present study was conducted to determine the relationship between self-efficacy and learning and study strategies of nursing and midwifery student of Hamedan University of Medical Sciences. Methods: This was a correlation study. All of Hamadan nursing and midwifery students were selected using census method. Data were collected with "Learning and Study Strategies Inventory:LASSI" and "General Self-Efficacy" questionnaires and analyzed with descriptive and analytical statistics. Results: Five hundred students completed the questionnaires (response rate was 91%). There was a significant positive correlation between self-efficacy scores and each of the ten areas of learning and study strategies (P<0.01) and between each of the ten areas of learning and study strategies (P<0.01) and also self-efficacy (P<0.05) with the students’ point averages of the previous semester. There was a significant difference between gender and attitude, focus, and motivation (P<0.05). Female students had better attitude, focus, and motivation for learning. There was a significant negative relationship between anxiety, information processing (P<0.05), attitude, focus, motivation, selecting main ideas, testing strategies (P<0.01) also self-efficacy (P<0.01) and semesters spent at the university. Conclusion: Students with high self-efficacy use more learning and study strategies. Self-efficacy can improve their academic achievement and their ability to learn.
Keywords: Self-Efficacy, Learning and study strategies, Nursing Education
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Type of Study: Original research article | Subject: Educational Management
Received: 2012/10/12 | Accepted: 2013/06/26 | Published: 2013/06/26
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Cheraghi F, Shamsaei F, Shaikholsalmi F, Hasantehrani T. Relationship between Self-Efficacy and Learning and Study Strategies in Nursing and Midwifery Students of Hamedan University of Medical Sciences. Iranian Journal of Medical Education. 2013; 13 (4) :331-340
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