Yıl 2020, Cilt 7 , Sayı 1, Sayfalar 47 - 58 2020-03-01

The Mediating Role Of Self-Efficacy In The Relationship Between Problem Solving And Hope

Zekeriya ÇAM [1] , Mustafa EŞKİSU [2] , Ferhat KARDAŞ [3] , Özkan SAATÇİOĞLU [4] , Sedat GELİBOLU [5]

The current study aims to investigate the relationship among problem solving, hope, and self-efficacy and to test a model for determining the role of self-efficacy in the relationship between problem solving and hope. It adopted convenience sampling and consisted of 494 undergraduate students (369 females; 125 males). The Hope Scale, General Self-Efficacy Scale and Problem Solving Inventory were applied in order to collect the data. Pearson correlation analysis and two-step Structural Equation Modelling were used for data analysis. Findings revealed that while a high level of positive correlation existed among problem solving, self-efficacy and hope, a moderate positive relationship was found between self-efficacy and hope. As a result of Structural Equation Modelling, self-efficacy was found to be significantly predicted by problem solving whereas hope was observed to be significantly predicted by problem-solving and self-efficacy. In addition, mediation analysis demonstrated that the relationship between problem solving and hope emerged through the development of self-efficacy. As a result, this paper exhibited that individuals with developing problem solving ability had also developing self-efficacy, which in turn leads to an increase in hope. Therefore, it may be effective to take into account the components that will improve individuals' problem solving skills and perceptions about themselves while conducting the studies to raise the hope level, which is an important concept of psychological health.

Hope, Problem solving, Self-efficacy
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Orcid: 0000-0002-2965-2390
Yazar: Zekeriya ÇAM (Sorumlu Yazar)
Ülke: Turkey

Orcid: 0000-0002-7992-653X
Yazar: Mustafa EŞKİSU
Ülke: Turkey

Orcid: 0000-0003-3386-3956
Yazar: Ferhat KARDAŞ
Ülke: Turkey

Orcid: 0000-0001-8131-9619
Ülke: Turkey

Orcid: 0000-0002-9451-7435
Yazar: Sedat GELİBOLU
Ülke: Turkey


Yayımlanma Tarihi : 1 Mart 2020

APA ÇAM, Z , EŞKİSU, M , KARDAŞ, F , SAATÇİOĞLU, Ö , GELİBOLU, S . (2020). The Mediating Role Of Self-Efficacy In The Relationship Between Problem Solving And Hope. Participatory Educational Research , 7 (1) , 47-58 . DOI: 10.17275/per.