Contact: +91-9711224068
  • Printed Journal
  • Indexed Journal
  • Refereed Journal
  • Peer Reviewed Journal
International Journal of Chemical and Biological Sciences

Vol. 6, Issue 1, Part A (2024)

Academic procrastination and self- efficacy among nursing students at the College of Nursing, ABHA, King Khalid University

Author(s):

Kawther Eltayeb Ahmed, Aida Sanad Alqarni, Sahar Hamdy El-Sayed, Enas M Bassuni, Ferdinand Gonzales and Dawlat Ahmed Gharib

Abstract:

Background: Academic procrastination is a huge issue for student’s at all educational levels, but it's especially bad for college students. It is the practice of putting off routine academic responsibilities like writing a term paper, studying for an exam, and doing school-related administrative work for particular reasons. One of the key factors influencing students' academic procrastination is low self-efficacy. The aim of this study was to assess the relation between academic procrastination and self- efficacy levels among nursing students. 
Methods: The study was conducted at the College of Nursing, ABHA, King Khalid University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, using a descriptive design. A convenience sample from 3nd year nursing students (n=86).Using a descriptive approach. an 86-person convenience sample of third-year nursing students. Two tools were used for data collection: Procrastination Assessment Scale for Students, and General Self-efficacy Scale. 
Results: According to the study's findings, over two thirds of nursing students (68.6% &65.1% and respectively) exhibited high levels of self-efficacy and low levels of academic procrastination. 
Conclusion and Recommendation: The study's findings broaden our understanding of students' academic procrastination and self-efficacy. Nursing students' academic procrastination and self-efficacy were found to be negatively correlated statistically. Thus, orientation programs for recently admitted students should be led by nursing educators to help them avoid academic procrastination and increase their self-efficacy.
 

Pages: 54-59  |  86 Views  41 Downloads


International Journal of Chemical and Biological Sciences
How to cite this article:
Kawther Eltayeb Ahmed, Aida Sanad Alqarni, Sahar Hamdy El-Sayed, Enas M Bassuni, Ferdinand Gonzales and Dawlat Ahmed Gharib. Academic procrastination and self- efficacy among nursing students at the College of Nursing, ABHA, King Khalid University. Int. J. Chem. Biol. Sci. 2024;6(1):54-59. DOI: 10.33545/26646765.2024.v6.i1a.81
International Journal of Chemical and Biological Sciences

International Journal of Chemical and Biological Sciences

Call for book chapter