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Karaman, Pinar; Demirci, Ibrahim; Özdemir, Atilla – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2019
This study examines the structural relationship among motivation, deep learning approach, and academic achievement of middle school students in Turkey. Participants were 746 seventh grade and eighth grade students enrolled in public middle schools in Sinop and Ankara, Turkey. Motivated Strategies for Learning Questionnaire, Study Process…
Descriptors: Correlation, Student Motivation, Academic Achievement, Middle School Students
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McKellar, Sarah E.; Marchand, Aixa Daphne; Diemer, Matthew; Malanchuk, Oksana – AERA Online Paper Repository, 2016
Student self-concept of math ability (SCMA) and math utility value shape course-taking patterns, achievement, and entree into mathematics-intensive college majors (Eccles & Wigfield, 2005). The development of SCMA and math utility value are embedded in social contexts (Marsh et al., 2005). School racial climate is a particularly important…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Mathematics Skills, African American Students, Racial Composition
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Barnett, Juliet E. Hart; Cleary, Shannon – AERA Online Paper Repository, 2016
Students with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) are being included more frequently in general educational settings, and are therefore increasingly expected to access and master core curricular content, including mathematics. This comprehensive literature review synthesized eleven studies of mathematics intervention strategies for students with ASD.…
Descriptors: Evidence Based Practice, Mathematics Instruction, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
Gotoh, Yasushi – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2015
In this research the author defines critical thinking as skills and dispositions which enable one to solve problems logically and to attempt to reflect autonomously by means of meta-cognitive activities on one's own problem-solving processes. The author focuses on providing meta-cognitive knowledge to help with self-assessment. To develop…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Handheld Devices, Metacognition
Mills, Leila A.; Lin, Lin – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2014
This paper examines literature on the development of self-knowledge for possible selves--how an individual thinks about oneself and one's potential future selves (Markus & Nurius, 1986). Future science selves research, a recent offshoot of possible selves theories, centers on the development and loss of future possible scientific selves and…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Persistence, Careers, Vocational Interests
Cutumisu, Maria; Chin, Doris B.; Schwartz, Daniel L. – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2014
We introduce an educational game-based assessment that measures the choices students make while learning. We present Posterlet, a game designed to assess students' choices to seek negative feedback and to revise, in which students learn graphical design principles while creating posters. We validate our game-based assessment approach with three…
Descriptors: Evaluation Methods, Video Games, Decision Making, Feedback (Response)