A Review of the Link Beetween Self-efficacy, Motivation and Academic Performance in Students


  • Fleura Shkëmbi PhD, Department of Psychological Studies, Mediterranean University of Albania Tirana, Albania
  • Valbona Treska PhD, Department of Psychological Studies, Mediterranean University of Albania Tirana, Albania


self-efficacy, academic, motivation, performance, students.


Self-efficacy refers to one's perceived ability to learn or accomplish things at specific levels. It is a belief in one's abilities. A large body of research indicates that self-efficacy improves academic motivation, learning, and accomplishment. Similarly, modern motivation theories concentrate on the cognitive and emotional processes that initiate, guide, and maintain human behavior. When the teacher and peer support are paired with a school atmosphere that supports social values, student motivation to achieve positive social goals and engage in positive classroom behaviors rises. Without a doubt, self-efficacy is linked to student motivation and learning. The conviction in one's ability to achieve is referred to as self-efficacy. Motivation, on the other hand, is defined as an individual's drive to achieve. Thus, self-efficacy and motivation are related.  Through a review of literature, the aim of the research described in this paper sought to assess the extent to which student engagement, academic self-efficacy, and academic motivation influence academic performance also the relationship between self-efficacy and academic performance, in order to investigate the link between academic achievement, student involvement (cognitive, emotional, and behavioral), academic motivation, and self-efficacy in students.


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Shkëmbi, F. ., & Treska, V. . (2023). A Review of the Link Beetween Self-efficacy, Motivation and Academic Performance in Students. European Journal of Social Science Education and Research, 10(1), 23–31. Retrieved from https://revistia.com/index.php/ejser/article/view/6935