نوع مقاله : علمی- پژوهشی
عنوان مقاله [English]
The present study attented to examine the relationship of self directed learning with life satisfaction and academic performance of female students. The population of this study included all of the female student of high school in Bushehr. The sample used in this study consisted of 246 female students who were selected randomly by multistage sampling method. The scales used this study were Self Directed Learning Scale and Multidimensional Students Life Satisfaction Scale. The average of student was used as index of academic performance for analyzing the data simple correlation and multiple regression were used. For analyze the data, both descriminant analysis and descriptive statistics were used. The results of this study showed that the correlation of self directed learning and its dimension with life satisfaction, and academic performance were significantly positive. In addition, the results of regression indicated that self management was best predictor of life satisfaction, and desire for learning was best predictor of academic performance in students. the results of regression indicated that dimension of self directed learning were best predictor of life satisfaction and academic performance. These findings were discussed in the light of related theories and past research results. Some educational implications were offered.