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Nagy, Judit T. – International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, 2018
The aim of the study was to examine the determining factors of students' video usage and their learning satisfaction relating to the supplementary application of educational videos, accessible in a Moodle environment in a Business Mathematics Course. The research model is based on the extension of "Technology Acceptance Model" (TAM), in…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Electronic Learning, Multimedia Materials, Mathematics Activities
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Deer, LillyBelle K.; Gohn, Kelsey; Kanaya, Tomoe – Education & Training, 2018
Purpose: Current college students in the USA are reporting higher levels of anxiety over career planning than previous generations, placing pressure on colleges to provide effective career development opportunities for their students. Research has consistently found that increasing career-related self-efficacy is particularly effective at…
Descriptors: College Students, Career Planning, Career Development, Anxiety
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Ang, Lawrence; Breyer, Yvonne Alexandra; Pitt, Joseph – Studies in Higher Education, 2018
"Recommendation" is a highly credible and powerful construct in marketing. This article investigates the construct "intention to recommend" in the context of student evaluations of teaching. Motivated by changes in the sector, the study explores what factors drive course recommendation and their relationship with each other. A…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Student Evaluation of Teacher Performance, Evaluation Methods, College Students
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Chan, Chun-Chen; Chen, Su-Ching; Lin, Yu-Wei; Liao, Tsung-Yao; Lin, Yu-En – Journal of Career Development, 2018
Social cognitive career theory (SCCT) was used as a basis for investigating the factors influencing the career intentions of Taiwanese sports management students. Participants (N = 696) completed measures gauging social support, self-efficacy, outcome expectations, career interests, and career intentions. The results of a path analysis supported…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Cognition, College Students, Athletics
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Heredia, Dagoberto, Jr.; Piña-Watson, Brandy; Castillo, Linda G.; Ojeda, Lizette; Cano, Miguel Ángel – Journal of Diversity in Higher Education, 2018
The present study examined behavioral and attitudinal domains of acculturation (e.g., adoption of White host culture norms) and enculturation (e.g., maintenance of traditional Latina/o norms), as well as the mediating role of intragroup marginalization (e.g., teasing from family members for not being Latina/o enough) and perceptions of the…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, College Students, Cultural Awareness, Student Attitudes
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Akar, Hüseyin; Dogan, Yildiz Burcu; Üstüner, Mehmet – European Journal of Contemporary Education, 2018
This research aimed to investigate the relationships between positive and negative perfectionisms, self-handicapping, self-efficacy and academic achievement. For this purpose, an extensive literature review was conducted and a model was suggested. Structural equation model was employed to test the model. The study group of the research consisted…
Descriptors: Self Concept Measures, Self Efficacy, Correlation, Academic Achievement
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Georgiou, George K.; Das, J. P. – Journal of Research in Reading, 2018
The purpose of this study was to examine what components of executive function (EF)--inhibition, shifting and updating/working memory--predict reading comprehension in young adults. Ninety university students (65 females, 25 males; mean age = 21.82 years) were assessed on shifting (Planned Connections and Colour/Shape Shifting), inhibition…
Descriptors: Executive Function, Reading Comprehension, Reading Fluency, Verbal Ability
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Raza, Syed Ali; Umer, Amna; Qazi, Wasim; Makhdoom, Murk – Journal of Educational Computing Research, 2018
This study intends to analyze the influence of behavioral and psychosocial factors of higher education students of Karachi on acceptance of m-learning as a mode of getting education. The Theory of Planned Behavior and Technology Acceptance Model have provided the basic frameworks to formulate the hypotheses for this study. The analyses of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Student Attitudes, Social Influences
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Huang, Heng-Tsung Danny; Hung, Shao-Ting Alan; Plakans, Lia – Language Testing, 2018
Integrated speaking test tasks (integrated tasks) provide reading and/or listening input to serve as the basis for test-takers to formulate their oral responses. This study examined the influence of topical knowledge on integrated speaking test performance and compared independent speaking test performance and integrated speaking test performance…
Descriptors: Language Tests, Speech Tests, Comparative Analysis, English (Second Language)
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Bouchard, Lauren M.; Nauta, Margaret M. – Journal of Career Development, 2018
This study examined the role of work volition in the relation between college students' health and several short-term career outcome variables. The responses of 393 students to an online survey revealed that the number of the last 30 days that were deemed unhealthy was significantly related to work volition, and work volition was associated with…
Descriptors: College Students, Predictor Variables, Online Surveys, Occupational Aspiration
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Magen-Nagar, Noga; Shonfeld, Miri – Educational Technology & Society, 2018
The current study examined the influence of students' openness to multiculturalism on the frequency of integrating Online Collaborative Learning (OCL). The mediating variables were attitudes toward: benefits of OCL, negative aspects of OCL and challenges of OCL. The participants were 315 ICT coordinators who are also subject teachers. 139…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Multicultural Education, Cultural Pluralism, Information Technology
Collaço, Christine M. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The primary purpose of this study was to collect evidence on the construct validity of grit using convergent, discriminant, and predictive validity principles. To accomplish this purpose and extend previous research on grit, college students from two schools completed an instrument comprised of a cognitive ability test, and a questionnaire. The…
Descriptors: College Students, Academic Persistence, Construct Validity, Predictive Validity
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Easterday, Matthew W.; Aleven, Vincent; Scheines, Richard; Carver, Sharon M. – Journal of the Learning Sciences, 2017
How might we balance assistance and penalties to intelligent tutors and educational games that increase learning and interest? We created two versions of an educational game for learning policy argumentation called Policy World. The game (only) version provided minimal feedback and penalized students for errors whereas the game+tutor version…
Descriptors: Educational Games, Intelligent Tutoring Systems, Policy, Persuasive Discourse
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Balakrishnan, Vimala; Teoh, Kung Keat; Pourshafie, Tahereh; Liew, Teik Kooi – Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2017
This study is an investigation into factors that encourage and/or inhibit the use of social media in the academic learning process between Australian and Malaysian students at higher learning institutions. Push-pull-mooring theory was used as a guide, resulting in seven independent variables ("convenience", "social influence",…
Descriptors: Social Media, Cross Cultural Studies, Path Analysis, Foreign Countries
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Lou, Nigel Mantou; Noels, Kimberly A. – Modern Language Journal, 2017
Some people ascribe successful language learning to an innate aptitude that cannot be further developed, at least after a certain young age (i.e., an entity mindset), while other people believe that language learning ability can be improved (i.e., an incremental mindset). The purpose of this research is to (a) introduce the Language Mindsets…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Goal Orientation, Mastery Learning, College Students
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