Self-Efficacy and Learning Outcomes among Office Technology and Management Students: Toward Attaining Sustainable Development Goal

  • Tolulope E. Adenekan
  • Lydia Y. Oludele
Keywords: Self-efficacy, Learning outcomes, Office Technology and Management, Sustainable development goal


Achieving required learning outcomes in learners is critical to attaining the sustainable development goal (SDG) of quality education as it reflects evidences of comprehension and skill acquisitions that result in change in behaviour. High level of learning outcomes in Office Technology and Management (OTM) assures quality education that is important for production of high-quality man power who will effectively manage offices of both public and private organisations for sustainable development. This study investigated influence of self-efficacy on learning outcomes among OTM students in public polytechnics, Southwest, Nigeria. Proportionate stratified sampling technique was used to select 341 students. A 42-item questionnaire adapted from literature was used for data collection and data analysis was based on 334 valid responses using regression analysis and t-test for independent sample in SPSS version 23. All hypotheses were tested at 0.05 level of significance. The study found that self-efficacy has positive significant influence on cognitive and psychomotor learning outcomes. It was concluded that high level learning outcomes necessary for achieving quality education can be influenced by high self-efficacy in the students. The study recommended that OTM students and lecturers should redirect efforts towards boosting students’ self-efficacy level for consequential boosts in attainment of very high level of learning outcomes required for professional competence towards achieving the sustainable development goal.


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How to Cite
Adenekan, T. E., & Oludele, L. Y. (2023). Self-Efficacy and Learning Outcomes among Office Technology and Management Students: Toward Attaining Sustainable Development Goal. European Journal of Science, Innovation and Technology, 3(6), 200-206. Retrieved from