HomePsychology and Education: A Multidisciplinary Journalvol. 1 no. 2 (2022)

Amidst the Online Learning Modality: The Self-Efficacy and Its Relationship to the Perceived Loneliness of Senior High School Students

Joel Francisco | Jonas Manalo | Jhoselle Tus | Annika Dianne Cruz

Discipline: Education



Over the past few years, online classes have become a thing due to the excessive number of COVID-19 cases in the Philippines. Furthermore, it compels students to study in their rooms considering the pandemic. With the country's slow advancement, the Philippines' students have experienced online learning for three consecutive years. Even though many students acquired awards because of their hard work and perseverance, their mental health and self-efficacy remain their primary concerns in this current pandemic. Loneliness is one of the things that students endure during this time, as being alone can influence the confidence and self-efficacy of students. Thus, this study finds and investigates the relationship between self- efficacy and loneliness among students here in the Philippines. The statistical findings show a significant relationship between self-efficacy and loneliness (r = .321) with an associated probability value of 0.01 alpha level of significance.



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