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Amnart Sopakool
Prakittiya Tuksino


The purpose of this research were to develop and validate a causal model of self – efficacy and self – control arising from moral and ethical by influences with empirical data and analyze the characteristic by influence of self – efficacy and self – concept arising from the influence of virtue and ethics. The sample was the
Mathayomsuksa III students in the schools of secondary educational service area office 19 and it was acquired by multistage random sampling. The tool was a questionnaire: 1) self – concept test, 2) morality and ethics test, and 3) self – efficacy test. Statistics used to analyze the data were structural equation analysis (SEM) with the M Plus program. The findings were concluded as follows: The causal model of self – efficacy and self – concept was influenced by students’ virtue and ethics that accorded with the empirical data were (Chi Square = 52.474, df = 38, p-value = 0.0593, Chi Square/df = 1.380, RMSEA = 0.024, CFI = 0.997, TLI = 0.992 and SRMR = 0.020, and 2) Self – efficacy was directly influence by self – concept and virtue and ethics. In addition, students’ self – concept was indirect to influence for self – efficacy through variables of virtue and ethics.


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Sopakool, A., & Tuksino, P. (2019). A CAUSAL MODEL OF SELF - EFFICACY BY SELF - CONCEPT AND MORAL & ETHICS. JOURNAL OF EDUCATION NARESUAN UNIVERSITY, 22(1), 328-342. Retrieved from https://so06.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/edujournal_nu/article/view/97579
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