The level of academic motivation and perceived stress among Estonian-speaking and Russian-speaking students from University of Tartu
This research purpose was to find the difference between the level of academic motivation and stress of Estonian-speaking and Russian-speaking students at the University of Tartu. For data collection were used Stress questionnaire ASQ and questions about academic motivation and self-efficacy from General Self-Efficacy Scale. Sample consisted of 70 Estonian-speaking and 40 Russian-speaking students from the University of Tartu. Comparison of means, factor analysis and Pearson correlation were used as data processing methods. It was found that Estonian-speaking students have higher level of academic motivation and lower level of stress from relationships and uncertainty related to study process. Also the research found weak negative link between native language and academic motivation and weak positive link between native language and stress from relationships and uncertainty related to study process.