Predicting of Academic Performance by Identity Styles and Self-efficacy Beliefs (Personal and Collective) in Iranian High School Students
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The aim of this study was to investigate on relationship between identity styles and self-efficacy beliefs (personal and collective) with academic performance in Iranian high school students in Isfahan. Identity is one of important variables in education and career of students, and academic performance must be attention more in student’s career. Subjects were selected from the high school students of the Isfahan city in Iran. They were 274 high school students that selected from male students by cluster sampling. In this study, Berzonsky’s identity styles inventory (1989), Bandura’s personal self-efficacy beliefs (1997) and Kim and Park collective self-efficacy beliefs Questionnaire (1999) were used. Pearson correlation and Regression analysis were used for analysis of data. The results of Pearson correlation analysis showed that there were a significant direct relationship between informative identity style, normative identity style, personal and collective self-efficacy beliefs with academic performance and identity commitment (p<./01). From component of identity styles and self-efficacy beliefs, identity commitment, personal self-efficacy and normative identity style could to predict of academic performance. It seems important to attention to identity and academic performance in student’s career.
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