Investigating Procrastination in Higher Education
Available Online September 2017.
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- procrastination, higher education
- This study aims at investigating procrastination among students in higher education. Procrastination has been studied in many fields including Psychology, Mental Health, and Educational studies. This study brings the important idea to the study of procrastination. Unlike other perspectives, this study only focused on academic procrastination where the students delay their efforts to complete any academic tasks. Participants were 230 college students majoring in Educational Psychology and Guidance. The students (N= 349 students) were recruited randomly for the survey. The data, then, were analyzed using quantitative approach. The results showed that most participants (43.04%) were less involved in procrastination while few of them (10.87%) showed low frequency of procrastination. This research suggested that the moderate level of procrastination indicated a high degree of procrastination.
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TY - CONF AU - Abdul Saman PY - 2017/09 DA - 2017/09 TI - Investigating Procrastination in Higher Education BT - 2nd International Conference on Education, Science, and Technology (ICEST 2017) PB - Atlantis Press SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/icest-17.2017.60 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/icest-17.2017.60 ID - Saman2017/09 ER -