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Çetinkaya, Turan – International Education Studies, 2019
The purpose of this study is to determine the levels of career stress and academic motivation of the students in the departments of physical education and sports. 527 students who receive education in Physical Education and Sports Academies of Ahi Evran University, Erciyes University, Dumlupinar University and Çanakkale 18 Mart University…
Descriptors: Stress Variables, Athletes, Physical Education, Athletics
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Orvis, Jessica N.; Sturges, Diana; Tysinger, P. Dawn; Riggins, Keenya; Landge, Shainaz – Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2018
Recent research indicates that students are adopting a consumerist approach to education, while data shows that the best academic outcomes are associated with intrinsic motivation. The goal of the study was to explore student academic motivation in an undergraduate Principles of Chemistry I class. The study targeted 432 students enrolled in 9…
Descriptors: Student Motivation, Chemistry, Science Instruction, College Science
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Langdon, Jody; Sturges, Diana – Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2018
The goal of the study was to determine the effects of the Flipped Classroom Model (FCM) on students' course experience, basic need satisfaction, motivation, and academic performance in an undergraduate Research Methods course for exercise science majors. One section received instruction in a Traditional Lecture Model (TLM), while the other section…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Homework, Video Technology
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Liu, Yujuan; Raker, Jeffrey R.; Lewis, Jennifer E. – Chemistry Education Research and Practice, 2018
Academic Motivation Scale-Chemistry (AMS-Chemistry), an instrument based on the self-determination theory, was used to evaluate students' motivation in two organic chemistry courses, where one course was primarily lecture-based and the other implemented flipped classroom and peer-led team learning (Flip-PLTL) pedagogies. Descriptive statistics…
Descriptors: Student Motivation, Organic Chemistry, Blended Learning, Learning Motivation
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Omari, Otmane; Moubtassime, Mohammed; Ridouani, Driss – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2018
This study seeks to survey whether students are motivated to learn English or not and to evaluate the differences within and between three most known universities in Morocco, involving a private one, in terms of students' English learning motivation. Moreover, factors that make a student more motivated to learn English were investigated. This…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Student Motivation
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Malkoç, Asude; Mutlu, Aynur Kesen – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2018
The aim of this study has been to investigate the relationships among academic self-efficacy, academic motivation, and academic procrastination. The study has further delved into the question of whether academic motivation mediates the relationship between self-efficacy and academic procrastination. In order to investigate such links, three…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Learning Motivation, Measures (Individuals), Academic Achievement
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Keskin, Özlem; Korkutata, Abdulmenaf – Journal of Education and e-Learning Research, 2018
Entirely 1325 students participated in this research that was conducted to specify the differences between motivation levels of students in terms of age, gender, class and department variables. 'Academic Motivation Scale' that is seven points Likert scale was developed by Karaguven (2012) was used as the data collection tool in this research that…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Motivation, College Students, Universities
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Hands, Africa S. – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2018
This study aimed to identify factors motivating individuals to earn a doctoral degree in library and information science. Data about doctoral student motivation was collected from first-year students through a survey, semi-structured interviews, and personal admission statements. Findings suggest five motivating factors: research-related…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Student Motivation, Library Science, Library Education
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Fatima, Shameem; Sharif, Humera; Zimet, Gregory – International Journal of Educational Psychology, 2018
Guided by self-determination theory, the present study examines independent and interactive roles of self-efficacy and perceived social support in predicting types of academic motivation. Data were collected from 325 university undergraduates in 18-23 years of age (M = 21.09, SD = 1.34) from the fifth biggest city of South Asia. Results showed the…
Descriptors: Student Motivation, Undergraduate Students, Self Determination, Self Efficacy
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Bakaç, Ebru – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2018
The purpose of this research is to examine preservice science teachers' development of academic motivation and scientific creativity. It also investigated the predictive role of academic motivation on preservice science teachers' scientific creativity. The study group of the research consisted of (N=140) preservice science teachers who are…
Descriptors: Predictor Variables, Creativity, Preservice Teachers, Science Teachers
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Tasgin, Adnan; Coskun, Göksel – International Journal of Instruction, 2018
The aim of this research is to examine the relationship between university students' attitudes towards learning and their academic motivations. This is a relational survey model study and the population composed of university students studying at a state university. The sample is composed of the university students determined according to…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Motivation, Student Attitudes, Learning
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Millward, Pam; Rubie-Davies, Christine; Wardman, Janna – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2018
This article reports on the final phase of a three-phase project and investigates the characteristics of high-achieving students at a university. It also reports student evaluations of a low-cost program aimed at supporting them, assesses their levels of satisfaction, and evaluates the applicability of the program across three institutions in the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, High Achievement, Student Characteristics
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Titrek, Osman; Çetin, Ceren; Kaymak, Esra; Kasikçi, Merve Melike – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2018
The purpose of this study is to examine the relationships between academic self-efficacy perception of prospective teachers and their academic motivation levels. The study was conducted on 322 prospective teachers (226 female and 96 male) who were in 3rd and 4th grades at Faculty of Education in Sakarya University during Spring term of 2017-2018…
Descriptors: Motivation, Self Efficacy, Preservice Teachers, Foreign Countries
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Aktas, Elif; Yurt, Serap Uzuner – International Journal of Higher Education, 2017
The aim of this study was to determine the effect of the learning environment where digital stories are used as a learning material on the motivation, academic success, retention, and students' opinions. The study was carried out with mixed method which is a combination of quantitative and qualitative research approach. The study was implemented…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Educational Environment, Story Telling
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Liu, Yujuan; Ferrell, Brent; Barbera, Jack; Lewis, Jennifer E. – Chemistry Education Research and Practice, 2017
Fundamentally concerned with motivation, self-determination theory (SDT) represents a framework of several mini-theories to explore how social context interacts with people's motivational types categorized by degree of regulation internalization. This paper aims to modify an existing theory-based instrument (Academic Motivation Scale, or AMS) and…
Descriptors: Test Construction, Science Education, Self Determination, Test Validity
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