A study of the relationship among self-efficacy, help-seeking behaviors and intention of continue participation in the "insect feeding game"

Chin Chieh Juh, Chow Chin Lu, Jon Chao Hong

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Abstract

In Taiwan, the 12-year compulsory education was implemented in 2019. The nature curriculum emphasizing the importance of students' self-learning and problem-solving skills. This study applied an "insect breeding game" to understand the relationship of students' participation in self-efficacy, help-seeking behavior, and intention of continue participation in the game. In this study, 206 students of the 4th grade primary students participated. This study adopted a method of questionnaire survey, Through a valid and reliable questionnaire (Cronbach’s α=0.879), Path analysis of data from 206 effective responses was performed using SPSS (version 22) and structural equation modeling-AMOS (version 21). The conclusions were: 1. the game’s self-efficacy of student was significantly positively correlated with instrumental help-seeking behavior. 2. There was no significant correlation between game’s self-efficacy and executive help-seeking behavior. 3. Instrumental help-seeking behavior was significantly positively correlated with the intention of continue participation. 4. Executive help-seeking behavior was significantly positively correlated with the intention of continue participation. The suggestions of this study enabled educators to focus on the self-efficacy of students' participation in game-based-eLearning and encouraged students' help-seeking behaviors to enhance their intention to continue participate in game-based-eLearning on future.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)367-371
Number of pages5
JournalInternational Journal of Information and Education Technology
Volume10
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2020 May

Keywords

  • Help-seeking behavior
  • Insect feeding game
  • Intention of continue participation
  • Self-efficacy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Education
  • Computer Science Applications

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