Academic procrastination: the role of self-regulation, anxiety, internet use and gender

dc.contributor.advisorOrr, Patriciaen
dc.contributor.authorO’Sullivan, Ronan
dc.date.accessioned2021-01-19T16:02:53Z
dc.date.available2021-01-19T16:02:53Z
dc.date.issued2020
dc.description.abstractThe aim of this study was to examine the roles self-regulation, anxiety, internet use and gender play in academic procrastination. Participants were male and female undergraduate students (N = 97) from various courses and colleges who completed a self-report questionnaire containing both quantitative and qualitative questions. The analyses revealed that self-regulation was negatively correlated with academic procrastination, while internet use had a positive correlation with it. No significant correlation was found between academic procrastination and anxiety. Neither was there a significant difference between males and females in academic procrastination levels, or any of the other variables. Self-regulation was found to have a significant negative relationship with internet use. A weak positive correlation as found between internet use and anxiety. Limitations of the current study as well as some possible avenues for future research were discussed. Academic procrastination is a serious, widespread problem for millions worldwide and so requires ongoing research.en
dc.identifier.citationO’Sullivan, R. (2020). Academic procrastination: the role of self-regulation, anxiety, internet use and gender. Bachelors Final Year Project, Dublin Business School.en
dc.identifier.urihttps://esource.dbs.ie/handle/10788/4053
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherDublin Business Schoolen
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dc.subjectProcrastinationen
dc.subjectAnxietyen
dc.titleAcademic procrastination: the role of self-regulation, anxiety, internet use and genderen
dc.typeFinal Year Projecten
dc.type.degreelevelBA
dc.type.degreenameBA (Hons) in Psychologyen
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