Improving the Academic Self-Efficacy of Students Using Mobile Educational Apps in Virtual Learning: A Review

International Journal of Interactive Mobile Technologies (iJIM)

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Title Improving the Academic Self-Efficacy of Students Using Mobile Educational Apps in Virtual Learning: A Review
 
Creator Hussain, Azham; Universiti Utara Malaysia, 06010 UUM, Sintok, Malaysia
Mkpojiogu, Emmanuel O.C; Universiti Utara Malaysia, 06010 UUM, Sintok, Malaysia
Ezekwudo, Celestina Chinenye; Veritas University, Abuja, Nigeria.
 
Subject Education, educational mobile app, self-efficacy
 
Description There are several literatures pertaining to the self-efficacy of student, and educational mobile apps, but no work has been done yet on the improving the academic self-efficacy of students using mobile educational apps. This study therefore employed systematic review methodology to ascertain the factors necessary to be considered while using educational mobile apps in order to improve the academic self-efficacy of students. Hence, this paper attempts to review available literatures with the aim of capturing means of improving the academic self-efficacy of students using mobile educational apps. To achieve the stated research objective, the study applied systematic literature review methodology. Fifty (50) papers relating to academic self-efficacy of students using mobile educational apps were downloaded. Out of these papers, nineteen (19) most relevant studies were selected for review in order to extract the appropriate information needed for the analysis. The results from the review revealed that the major causes of students’ low academic self-efficacy are: lack of confidence with 22.73% and others include: low self-esteem (21.05%) and inferiority complex (10.53%). Also the review was able to show the three most important factors necessary for improving the academic self-efficacy of students using mobile educational apps included: teachers’ message (21.05%) and success and failure of others (15.79%).
 
Publisher International Association of Online Engineering (IAOE), Vienna, Austria
 
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Date 2021-03-30
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
Peer-reviewed Article
 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier https://online-journals.org/index.php/i-jim/article/view/20627
10.3991/ijim.v15i06.20627
 
Source International Journal of Interactive Mobile Technologies (iJIM); Vol 15, No 06 (2021); pp. 149-160
1865-7923
 
Language eng
 
Relation https://online-journals.org/index.php/i-jim/article/view/20627/8981
 
Rights Copyright (c) 2021 Azham Hussain, Emmanuel O.C Mkpojiogu, Celestina Chinenye Ezekwudo
 

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