Journal directory listing - Volume 65(2020) - Journal of Research in Education Sciences【65(4)】December (Special Issue: Professional Development and Educational Innovation in Higher Education: Retrospect and Prospect)

(Special Issue) Personalities and Overconfidence Predict Academic Procrastination and Frequency of Seeking Research Advice that Influence Graduate Study Author: Ya-Jiuan Ho (Department of Education, Taipei City Government), Jian-Hong Ye (Department of Industrial Education, Institute for Research Excellence in Learning Sciences, National Taiwan Normal University), Chih-Mei Wang (Department of Industrial Education, National Taiwan Normal University), Jhen-Ni Ye (Graduate Institute of Technological & Vocational Education, National Taipei University of Technology)

Vol.&No.:Vol. 65, No. 4
Date:December 2020

Delayed graduation among graduate students constitutes an educational issue that influences individual career development; however, the severity of this issue has increased over time. To understand the effect of delayed graduation from the student perspective, this study adopted the theory of belief–action–outcome to examine the correlations among personalities, overconfidence, academic procrastination, and frequency of seeking advice—all of which influence graduate students’ study duration. Therefore, this study adopted convenience sampling to administer questionnaires, to which 236 valid responses were collected. After the reliability and validity test, confirmatory factor analysis with structural equation modeling was performed. The results suggested that extraversion is positively related to overconfidence and academic procrastination, neuroticism is negatively related to overconfidence and academic procrastination, overconfidence and procrastination are negatively related to the frequency of seeking research advice, and the frequency of advice seeking was negatively related to study duration. According to this study, professors guiding graduate students with their thesis should consider their different personalities and offer more frequent seminars for counseling.

Keywords:personality, study duration, frequency of seeking research advice, overconfidence, academic procrastination

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APA FormatHo, Y.-J.,Ye, J.-H., Wang, C.-M., & Ye, J.-N. (2020). Personalities and overconfidence predict academic procrastination and frequency of seeking research advice that influence graduate study. Journal of Research in Education Sciences, 65(4), 139-170. doi:10.6209/JORIES.202012_65(4).0005