The Relationship between University Learning Experiences and Students’ Problem-solving Efficacy in the University of Social Sciences and Humanities of Ho Chi Minh City


  • Xuong-Kiet Vuong
  • Quang Minh Duong University of Social Sciences and Humanities of Ho Chi Minh City


University learning experiences, problem-solving efficacy, university students, Vietnamese higher education


Problem-solving efficacy has become the means to rejoin content and application in a learning environment for basic skills and their application in various contexts. The primary purpose of this study was to ascertain the students’ problem-solving efficacy and analyzed how students’ problem-solving efficacy was affected by their college learning experiences. The study used a self-report questionnaire with 169 third-year students at the Ho Chi Minh University of Social Sciences and Humanities. The findings of this study are found to answer three research questions. Firstly, results of this study indicated that students’ problem-solving efficacy was within the range of “average†to “high†response. Secondly, there were no existing significant differences between male and female students’ problem-solving efficacy. Finally, student background, teaching approach, and curriculum emphasis of students showed positive effect on their problem-solving efficacy.


Author Biography

Quang Minh Duong, University of Social Sciences and Humanities of Ho Chi Minh City

Faculty of Education


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How to Cite

Vuong, X.-K., & Duong, Q. M. (2013). The Relationship between University Learning Experiences and Students’ Problem-solving Efficacy in the University of Social Sciences and Humanities of Ho Chi Minh City. Asian Journal of Education and E-Learning, 1(4). Retrieved from