Procrastination .docx - Abstract The objective of this study was to build a correlation between self-efficacy and academic delay in university students

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Abstract The objective of this study was to build a correlation between self-efficacy and academic delay in university students. The model was acquired by an incidental non-probalist procedure, 348 university students were used, among them 50.6% were men and 49.4% women and, according to this type of management, 70% corresponded to private universities and the 29% to public universities. The sample was established with the Scale of self-efficacy and the Scale of Academic Procrastination, which showed to have psychometric properties of reliability, according to the method of internal consistency and validity of the construction by means of an exploratory factorial analysis.
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Academy Procrastination as a behavior Modification The entrance to the university supposes exigencies that need to be confronted with success to be able to achieve the objectives that the student raises. In this demanding and challenging process, both cognitive and motivational aspects play a key role in the organization of the academic behavior carried out by students to carry out the activities demanded by university life. In this way, for the student to have a successful performance, it is necessary to have the skills demanded by these demands, but also to have the certainty that he will achieve good results from his actions. In this sense, the student is involved in situations that require immediate deployment of resources, such as adapting to new demands, as well as schedules, tasks, evaluations, etc. These tasks and academic assignments can often be postponed, which hinders their immediate fulfillment and gives rise to problems, both personal and academic. The vast research on the procrastination construct comes demonstrating that it is not just a problem of time management or administration. It is also a
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