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American Journal of Educational Research. 2017, 5(6), 629-632
DOI: 10.12691/education-5-6-6
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Presenting the Structural Equation Modeling of Achievement Goal and Self-regulation on Passing the Course

Somaye Davoodi1, , Kazem Khaefi2 and Firooz Sadighi3

1PhD candidate, Islamic Azad University, Shiraz Branch

2University instructor, Payamnoor University, Darab Branch

3Islamic Azad University, Shiraz branch

Pub. Date: June 17, 2017

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Somaye Davoodi, Kazem Khaefi and Firooz Sadighi. Presenting the Structural Equation Modeling of Achievement Goal and Self-regulation on Passing the Course. American Journal of Educational Research. 2017; 5(6):629-632. doi: 10.12691/education-5-6-6


The aim of this research was to investigate the relationship between goal orientation and academic achievement with emphasizing the mediating role of self-regulation of the students. The research method was correlational and the statistical population included all BA students of Islamic Azad University who choose general English in 2015-16 academic year (2 semesters) at Shiraz. They were selected through random sampling. The research tools were standard goal orientation and self- regulation questionnaires. The data were analyzed through structural equation modeling. The results of the structural equation modeling revealed that there was a direct and meaningful relationship between goal orientation and self- regulation with academic achievement. Moreover, the results indicated that the direct effect of academic achievement on self -regulation was meaningful.

structural equation modeling achievement goal self-regulation academic achievement Islamic Azad University

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