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McEown, Kristopher; Sugita-McEown, Maya – Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching, 2019
Purpose: Factors of self-regulated learning processes, namely teacher autonomy support/parental autonomy support, and three types of individual goal-orientations (i.e. mastery goal, performance-approach goal, performance-avoidance goal) were examined. Methodology: A questionnaire was used to survey 212 Japanese undergraduate students who were…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Personal Autonomy, Learning Strategies, Learning Processes
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Foulstone, Alexis R.; Kelly, Adrian – International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2019
Academic self-efficacy is the degree to which students believe they are capable of learning or accomplishing an academic task within a specific area of education. High academic self-efficacy has been associated with positive education outcomes such as enhanced learning, motivation, self-determination, and ultimately academic performance. The…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Academic Achievement, Psychology, Intervention
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Tosuncuoglu, Irfan – English Language Teaching, 2019
The main aim of this research is to investigate learners in higher education in a Turkish context, in terms of motivational components such as "goal orientation," "self efficacy," "intrinsic value," "test anxiety" and self-regulated learning components such as "cognitive strategy usage" and…
Descriptors: Correlation, Metacognition, Learning Strategies, Goal Orientation
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Lawson, David – Practitioner Research in Higher Education, 2019
This paper provides an evaluative report on the use of a questionnaire as a diagnostic tool to support undergraduate students' development of self-regulated learning. The diagnostic tool to be used is the Motivated Strategies for Learning Questionnaire (MSLQ). A considerable body of research highlights the significance of self-regulated learning…
Descriptors: Independent Study, Learning Strategies, Questionnaires, Diagnostic Tests
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Fukuda, Akiko – Journal of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics, 2019
This paper aims to explore the characteristics of self-regulated learning from information gained in post-questionnaire interviews, with special emphasis on the differences between low-proficiency learners and high-proficiency learners. Self-regulated learning is a cyclical process to metacognitively, motivationally, and behaviorally boost…
Descriptors: Language Proficiency, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Self Management
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Lin, Xi – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2019
As the number of enrolled international ESL students in the US institutions increases rapidly, it is important to understand these students' goal orientations and learning strategies in order to help them achieve the academic goals. Therefore, this study examines the relationship between achievement goal orientations and self-regulated learning…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Goal Orientation, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Tzu-Ling, Hsieh – International Journal of Science Education, 2019
The purpose of this study was to answer the following two questions: (1) Do significant differences exist in high-school learning experience, interests, self-efficacy, and career aspirations between male and female science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) students? (2) Can high-school learning experiences, interests, and…
Descriptors: STEM Education, High School Students, Learning Experience, Student Interests
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Pelton, Julie A. – Teaching Sociology, 2019
This article investigates the effects of teaching about metacognition in a sociological theory course. I created a series of teaching interventions to introduce students to the science of learning, including an interactive lecture on metacognition, a discussion that models metacognitive strategies, and activities for students to practice…
Descriptors: Sociology, Teaching Methods, Metacognition, Intervention