The current study aimed at finding out the role of self-efficacy expectancy and social support as predictors of academic procrastination among low-performance students at King Saud University. The study intended to identify the role of self-efficacy expectancy and social support as predictors of academic procrastination. The sample of the study consisted of 132 students who did not perform satisfactory in their school subjects at the Common First Year - King Saud University. To achieve the goal, the study utilized: The self-efficacy scale and the academic procrastination scale (both developed by the researcher) along with the social support scale (prepared by Suzanne›s Debts,1987). The results yielded a negative statistically-significant correlation between academic procrastination and the self-efficacy expectancy of low- performance students at the Common First Year - King Saud University. Meanwhile, there was a negative statisticallysignificant correlation between the academic procrastination and the social support for students. The results showed a negative linear relation between academic procrastination and both the self-efficacy expectancy and social support.
Boriek, Elsayed Ramadan
"The Predictive Ability of Self-Efficacy and Social Support Expectations of Procrastination for Students who are Late for Their Studies at King Saud University,"
Journal of Al-Quds Open University for Educational & Psychological Research & Studies: Vol. 11
, Article 13.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.aaru.edu.jo/jaqou_edpsych/vol11/iss32/13