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Hosseinaei A. Prediction of Academic Procrastination Based on Religious Orientation and Communication Technology Overuse among Students. JRH 2018; 6 (1) :54-61
URL: http://jrh.mazums.ac.ir/article-1-506-en.html
Department of Psychology and Educational Sciences, Azadshahr Branch, Islamic Azad University, Azadshahr, Iran
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Background and Purpose: Academic procrastination is an issue of fundamental importance among students. Regarding this, the purpose of this research was to predict academic procrastination based on religious orientation and communication technology overuse among the students of Islamic Azad University of Azadshahr, Iran.
Materials and Methods: This correlational study was conducted on 343 students of Islamic Azad university of Azadshahr, selected by means of the cluster sampling technique. The data were collected using the demographic form, Religious Orientation Scale by Alport and Roth (1950), Cell-phone Overuse Scale by Jenaro (2007), and Academic Procrastination Questionnaire by Savari (2011). Data analysis was performed in SPSS 19 software.
Results: The results showed that external religious orientation and communication technology overuse predicted 18% of academic procrastination.  
Conclusion: Based on the findings of the present study, it seems that academic procrastination could be decreased with suitable training and change of religious orientation, as well as the normal use of communication technology.
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Type of Study: Original Research | Subject: Islamic- Iranian Medicine

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