Share Paper: Self-efficacy and Motivation in Online Graduate Students

  1. Sari London, Grand Canyon University, United States
  2. Ajay Das, SUNY Empire State College, United States
Tuesday, March 19 11:45 AM-12:00 PM Wilshire B

Abstract: The purpose of this research was to examine to what extent there was a significant difference in levels of self-efficacy and motivation in graduate college students, between groups based on age and gender, as related to online learning technologies. For the age and gender groups, there was selection of participants in four strata: Age had two categories (students over 50 years of age, students 18 to 50 years of age), and gender also had two categories (female, male). All participants completed an online survey that included demographic data and questions from the Online Technology Self-Efficacy Scale and the Intrinsic Motivation ...