Document Type : Original Article
Msc Student, cognitive psychology, semnan university, semnan,iran
MSc Student, Educational Psychology, Kharazmi University, Tehran, Iran.
Objective: This study was conducted to investigate the mediation of self-regulated learning strategies in the relationship between achievement goals and test anxiety.
Methods: The present study was a descriptive-correlational research. It included 408 Participants (234 female and 174 male students) of University of Birjand who were selected by convenience sampling method in 2021. Pintridge and DeGrutte self-regulatory learning strategies questionnaire (1990), Friedman and Jacob test anxiety questionnaire (1997) and Middleton and Midgley progress goals questionnaire (1997) were used to collect data and the online links of these questionnaires were provided for the participants. Descriptive and inferential statistical methods such as Pearson correlation and structural equation were used to analyze the data.
Results: Findings showed that achievement goals had an effect on self-regulated learning strategies and test anxiety (p <0.05).
Conclusion: Results showed that attention to self-regulated learning strategies and achievement goals was important in improving students' test anxiety. Therefore, the therapists are recommended to improve test anxiety in their treatment meetings consider self-regulation learning strategies.