• Muhammad Naeem Shahid
  • Muhammad Abrar
  • Faisal Aftab
Keywords: Academic Self- Efficacy, Academic Performance, Business Education, Teaching-Styles, Quantitative Courses


The article aims to investigate academic self-efficacy as a mediator between teaching methodology and students’ academic performance. The teaching methodology includes three factors: assessment methods, English language & communication and teaching styles, while the performance is investigated in quantitative modules. The sample is drawn from post and undergraduate students of business from public-sector higher education institutes of Pakistan. To achieve the objectives, structural equation modeling is employed to the data obtained through questionnaire from 300 questionnaires. Overall measurement model confirms convergent, internal consistent reliability and discriminant validity which is legitimate and valid for further investigations. Path coefficients show that T-statistic values are significant therefore, there exists a significant-positive connection between teaching methodology and performance. The results also show that academic self-efficacy mediates the relationship between Teaching style and performance, Assessment method and performance and English language & communication and performance.

Author Biographies

Muhammad Naeem Shahid
Assistant Professor, Government College University Faisalabad, Chinot Campus, Pakistan. Email:
Muhammad Abrar
Associate Professor, Lyallpur Business School, Government College University Faisalabad. Email:
Faisal Aftab
Professor, College of Business Administration, Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University, Saudi Arabia. Email:


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