Document Type : Original Article


1 Graduate of Agricultural Education, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran

2 Associate Professor of agriculture extension & education Department, university of Tehran, Tehran, Iran

3 Professor of agriculture extension & education Department, university of Tehran, Tehran, Iran


Objective: The purpose of this study was to identify factors influencing student’s achievement motivation. Statistical population of this research consisted of Agriculture Ms.c students in Tehran university (N=712). Methods: A random sampling method was used to collect data From 175 students applying Cochran's formula. The main tool to collect data was a researcher made questionnaire. Content validity of the questionnaire was approved, by a panel of experts, and its reliability, was confirmed by calculating Cronbach's alpha coefficient (α = 0/85). Descriptive analysis performed in two sections using SPSS Win21. Results: Results showed that student’s self-esteem were in medium level. Results of factor analysis showed that six factors as: effort, goal-oriented, perseverance, explicit, specialty and abilities, explained the total of 45/79 percent of the variance in the achievement motivation variables


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