Volume 16, Issue 1 (Spring & Summer 2019)                   TLR 2019, 16(1): 27-35 | Back to browse issues page

DOI: 10.22070/16.1.27

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The current study aimed to investigation the relationship of Teacher and Peer Support on the Academic Engagement of the Students, mainly focused on confirmation of the mediator role of Academic Competence. The study sample included 280 First high school girls students were selected by cluster random sampling in khoramabad. Data were collected by using the student personal perception of classroom climate (SPPCC) and School Engagement Scale. Structural equation modelling (SEM) was employed as statistical technique for data analysis of the study. The results revealed that both Teacher and Peer Support and Academic Competence were significantly correlated with Academic Engagement. Also consistent with expectation, mediation analysis, which was conducted based on SEM, showed that there was an evidence of indirect effect of the variables on Academic Engagement through Academic Competence. Test of mediation by bootstrapping method established significant mediating role of Academic Competence in the relationship between Teacher and Peer Support and Academic Engagement. Clearly, Academic Competence played a significant role in the relation between Teacher and Peer Support and Academic Engagement of the First high school girl’s students.

Type of Study: Research | Subject: تخصصی