Predicting Self-Efficacy Based on Happiness among Shahid Rajaee Teacher Training University Students, Iran

Najaf Tahmasbipour


The present study tries to predict self-efficacy based on happiness and the subscales of that. An analytic cross-sectional study, the population included male and female students studying at Shahid Rajaee Teacher Training University, Tehran, during the educational year 2012-2011. 326 students (male=165, female=161) were selected through random and multistep cluster sampling. Sherer et al's Self-Efficacy questionnaire (SGSES) was used to measure participants' self-efficacy. Oxford Happiness questionnaire (OHS) was also used to measure participants' happiness. The findings showed a positive and significant relationship between happiness and the subscales and self-efficacy. Happiness and its subscales also significantly predicted self-efficacy.

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