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Agnoli, Sergio; Vanucci, Manila; Pelagatti, Claudia; Corazza, Giovanni Emanuele – Creativity Research Journal, 2018
Even if mind wandering (MW) and mindfulness have traditionally been intended as separate and antithetical constructs, the roles of these 2 mental states on creative behavior were jointly explored in this article. In particular, MW was analyzed in light of a recent approach suggesting a differentiation between deliberate and spontaneous MW, whereas…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Creativity, Attention Control, Correlation
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Rathi, Neerpal; Lee, Kidong – International Journal of Learning and Change, 2018
The concept of core self-evaluations has been extensively investigated in Western and European countries, nonetheless its implications in Asian countries remains relatively unexplored. To void this gap, the current study investigated the association of core self-evaluations with worry, life satisfaction, and psychological well-being among South…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Life Satisfaction, Well Being
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Ma, Zexin; Nan, Xiaoli; Qin, Yan; Zhou, Peiyuan – Health Education, 2018
Purpose: China and the USA are among the countries where depression is most prevalent. However, the treatment rate of depression is relatively low in these two countries. Negative attitudes toward depression is one of the major contributor to the low-treatment rate. The purpose of this paper is to examine the use of narratives to promote positive…
Descriptors: Positive Attitudes, Positive Behavior Supports, Depression (Psychology), Cultural Context
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Kim, Hee Yeong; Kim, Gi Un – Journal of Education and Learning, 2018
The purpose of this study is to analyze whether self-directedness in learning has positive effects on employment readiness of undergraduates. The subject of this study has little precedent research and we generated a research model. This study shows the following results: First, intrinsic motivation factor of self-directedness in learning has a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Independent Study, Career Readiness, Undergraduate Students
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Deekens, Victor M.; Greene, Jeffrey A.; Lobczowski, Nikki G. – British Journal of Educational Psychology, 2018
Background: Self-regulated learning (SRL) models position metacognitive monitoring as central to SRL processing and predictive of student learning outcomes (Winne & Hadwin, 2008; Zimmerman, 2000). A body of research evidence also indicates that depth of strategy use, ranging from surface to deep processing, is predictive of learning…
Descriptors: Independent Study, Learning Strategies, Electronic Learning, Computer Assisted Instruction
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Kirikkanat, Berke; Soyer, Makbule Kali – European Journal of Educational Research, 2018
The major purpose of this study was to create a path analysis model of academic success in a group of university students, which included the variables of academic confidence and psychological capital with a mediator variable--academic coping. 400 undergraduates from Marmara University and Istanbul Commerce University who were in sophomore, junior…
Descriptors: Path Analysis, Undergraduate Students, Academic Achievement, Self Esteem
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Young, Mark R. – Journal of Instructional Pedagogies, 2018
Cognitive science indicates that the millennial generation's behavior of instant messaging and multitasking may provide inadequate cognitive capabilities for thoughtful processing of experiences that lead to deep learning. This study describes a teaching innovation that explicitly stimulates reflection and critical self-assessment, along with…
Descriptors: Reflection, Intervention, Experiential Learning, Undergraduate Students
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Moltafet, Ghavam; Sadati Firoozabadi, Somayeh Sadat; Pour-Raisi, Asieh – Creativity Research Journal, 2018
This study examined the relationship between parental styles and emotional creativity and investigated the mediating role of the fulfillment of basic psychological needs in this relationship. The population included 3372 undergraduate students, among whom, 375 (177 females and 198 males) were selected by multi-stage cluster sampling method. The…
Descriptors: Path Analysis, Creativity, Emotional Development, Psychological Needs
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Ortega-Maldonado, Alberto; Salanova, Marisa – Teaching in Higher Education, 2018
This study explores the predictive relationships between psychological capital (PsyCap), meaning-focused coping, satisfaction and performance among undergraduate students. Six hundred and eighty two (n = 682) college students from 29 different academic programmes completed an academic well-being survey, which included measures of PsyCap, coping…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Well Being, Coping, Intervention
Sünbül, Zeynep Aydin; Malkoç, Asude – Online Submission, 2018
The aim of this study was to test a mindfulness model for flourishing along with mediating roles of self-compassion and valued living. Participants of the study were 327 undergraduate students (236 female, 91 male) with the mean age of 20.3 (SD=1.4). The results of path analysis yielded that mindfulness has positively direct relations with…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Daily Living Skills, Role, Undergraduate Students
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Al-Azawei, Ahmed; Parslow, Patrick; Lundqvist, Karsten – Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2017
This study assesses learner perceptions of a blended e-learning system (BELS) and the feasibility of accommodating educational hypermedia systems (EHSs) according to learning styles using a modified version of the technology acceptance model (TAM). Recently, Moodle has been adopted by an Iraqi university alongside face-to-face (F2F) classrooms to…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Blended Learning, Computer Attitudes, Models
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Aikens, Melissa L.; Robertson, Melissa M.; Sadselia, Sona; Watkins, Keiana; Evans, Mara; Runyon, Christopher R.; Eby, Lillian T.; Dolan, Erin L. – CBE - Life Sciences Education, 2017
Participating in undergraduate research with mentorship from faculty may be particularly important for ensuring the persistence of women and minority students in science. Yet many life science undergraduates at research universities are mentored by graduate or postdoctoral researchers (i.e., postgraduates). We surveyed a national sample of…
Descriptors: Racial Differences, Gender Differences, Undergraduate Students, Student Research
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Todd, Amber; Romine, William L. – International Journal of Science Education, 2017
Research in learning progressions (LPs) has been essential towards building understanding of how students' ideas change over time. There has been little work, however, into how ideas between separate but related constructs within a multi-faceted LP relate. The purpose of this paper is to elaborate on the idea of "progression webs" to…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Biology, Genetics, Undergraduate Students
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Lodewyk, Ken; Sullivan, Philip – JTRM in Kinesiology, 2017
A recently validated trait personality framework is the HEXACO (honesty-humility, emotionality, extraversion, agreeableness, conscientiousness, and openness to experience). Little is yet known about how the HEXACO personality dimensions and its subsets--particularly the dimension of honesty-humility--relates to physical activity and body size…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Personality Traits, Physical Fitness, Self Concept
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Gercek, Cem; Dogan, Nuri; Gundeger, Ceylan; Yakar, Levent – Eurasian Journal of Educational Research, 2017
Purpose: Health warnings printed on cigarette packets are an important vehicle in that they demonstrate and inform people of the threats and health risks related to smoking. Increasing the effectiveness of this vehicle is one of the purposes of this study. Research Methods: Since this research aims to describe the associations between dependent…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Smoking, Health Promotion, Merchandise Information
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