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DiBenedetto, Maria K.; Bembenutty, Hefer – Online Submission, 2011
The present study examined the associations between self-regulated learning and science achievement and whether the academic self-regulation variables described, such as self-efficacy, delay of gratification, and help seeking, predict science achievement in courses deemed necessary for a major in science. It was hypothesized that students who do…
Descriptors: College Students, Help Seeking, Delay of Gratification, Self Efficacy
Herman, William E. – Online Submission, 2011
The variables of class attendance and the institution-wide Early Alert Grading System were employed to predict academic success at the end of the semester. Classroom attendance was found to be statistically and significantly related to final average and accounted for 14-16% of the variance in academic performance. Class attendance was found to…
Descriptors: Educational Psychology, Academic Achievement, Attendance, Grading
Bembenutty, Hefer – Online Submission, 2010
The purpose of this study was to examine whether teacher candidates with mastery- and performance-approach orientations would perceived their education courses as depicting a goal structure consistent with their personal orientations, use of self-regulatory strategies, and motivation for learning. A latent class analysis procedure was used to…
Descriptors: Education Courses, Goal Orientation, Student Motivation, Preservice Teacher Education