Mediating effects of computer self-efficacy between learning motivation and learning achievement

I. Hui Hwang*, Chi Cheng Chang, Hsin Ling Wang, Shang Jiun Tsai, Tuo Yu Chen

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From the perspective of pedagogy, this study aims to recognize the influence of students' learning motivations and computer self-efficacy when learning through online platforms, with learning achievement as the criterion for future instruction and related studies. By literature review, this study probes into related learning theories and actual operations as the base of research development, and elaborates on the students' differences of learning achievements according to questionnaire and learning performance. The results show that: 1. Learning motivation positively influences computer self-efficacy. 2. Learning motivation positively influences learning effectiveness. 3. Computer self-efficacy positively influences learning effectiveness. 4. Computer self-efficacy reveals mediating effects between learning motivation and learning effectiveness.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEducation Management, Education Theory and Education Application
EditorsYuanzhi Wang
Number of pages7
Publication statusPublished - 2011

Publication series

NameAdvances in Intelligent and Soft Computing
ISSN (Print)1867-5662


  • Computer self-efficacy
  • Learning Achievement
  • Learning Motivation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Computer Science


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