Document Type : Original Research Paper


1 Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran

2 Curriculum Development, Shiraz University,Shiraz,Iran


The purpose of this study is a causal model of academic self-efficacy, self-regulated learning and students’ academic gains. This study is a descriptive- correlation research and statistical population consist of all senior students (eight semesters of undergraduate and three semesters of graduate) of Shiraz University in the 1391-92 academic year. 235 students were selected with stage cluster sampling method that contain students of different colleges  such as engineering, arts and architecture, humanities and sciences, two classes, undergraduate and graduate were selected randomly.
Research tools were academic self-efficacy questionnaire (Zajacova, Lynch & Espenshade, 2005), self-regulated learning questionnaire (Pintrich & Degroot, 1990) and students’ academic gains researcher made questionnaire which was distributed and collected after calculation of validity and reliability. Data analyzed by using the path to analyze and multivariable regression. The results showed that:
1)Academic Self-Efficacy is a significant positive anticipant of students’ academic gains.
2)Academic Self-Efficacy is a significant positive anticipant of self-regulated learning.
3)Self-regulated learning is a significant positive anticipant of students’ academic gains with academic self-efficacy control.
4)Self-regulated learning is mediating role in the relationship between academic self-efficacy and students’ academic gains.


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