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Relationship Between Student Characteristics and Academic Achievement in Distance Education and Application on Students of Anadolu University

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This study emphasizes on relationship between academic achievements and student characteristics like demographic properties (age, gender, employed/unemployed), self-efficacy beliefs of distance education, self-regulation, and achievement goals for distance education. Sampling of the study comprised of 124 freshmen year distance education students. Data are presented regarding the relationships between self-efficacy of distance education and academic achievement. Self-regulation and achievement goals of students were not correlated with academic achievement, significantly. Boy and girl students were differing significantly with respect to self-regulation. A significant relationship was seen with respect to self-efficacy of distance education, self-regulation and achievement goals.

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