Future Time Perspective in its Relationship to Academic Tasks Procrastination for Secondary Stage Students
Amr Mohamed Ibrahim Yousef
Educational Psychology Department, Faculty of Graduate Studies of Educational, Cairo University, Egypt
Journal Title:Journal of Research in Curriculum, Instruction and Educational Technology (JRCIET)
this paper aims to interest and identify the relationship between the Future Time Perspective with its dimensions (future extension, future density, the degree of coherence, optimism/pessimism, future orientations, time speed), and academic tasks procrastination among a sample of public secondary stage students, to investigate the effect of some demographic variables (gender, academic specialization, academic grade) on the research variables. he present research used a descriptive approach based on the study of the phenomenon as it exists in reality, and contributes to describe it accurately and clarify its characteristics by collecting information, analysis and interpretation. Results showed and revealed that there was a percentage for the prevalence of academic tasks procrastination for public secondary stage students as follows (28.5 : 63.6) didn't delay their academic tasks continuously, (29.5 : 43.5) didn't prefer their academic tasks partially, (28.5 : 31.3) preferred their academic tasks partially, There are no statistically significant differences in the item (21) for students choices (I promise myself I'll do something and then drag my feet), moreover, results revealed that there is a negative correlation statistically significant at the level (0.01) between a future time perspective degrees for six dimensions and degrees of academic tasks procrastination in public secondary stage students. Enriching the curricula at various stages, especially secondary, with topics that contribute to raising the levels of professional and academic ambition, and help to develop the perspective of the future of youth, in addition to educating young people subjects related to their future and developing a future plan in order to reduce the aggravation of unemployment among them, promote their positive vision, and reduce Negative outlook of the future.
Keywords Future Time Perspective, Time Speed, Academic Tasks Procrastination, Future Extension, Future Density, Optimism/ Pessimism