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Lee, Hongmi; Kim, Kyungmi; Yi, Do-Joon – Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 2020
Previous studies have reported contradictory findings regarding the effects of item repetition on the subsequent encoding of contextual details associated with items (i.e., source memory). Whereas some studies reported repetition-induced enhancement in source memory, other studies observed repetition-induced impairment. To resolve these…
Descriptors: Memory, Familiarity, Context Effect, Tests
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Chatterjee, Ritushree; Correia, Ana-Paula – American Journal of Distance Education, 2020
Feelings of community increase information flow, cooperation, support, and a sense of commitment toward group goals. Many studies have explored the significance of sense of community and collaborative learning activities in online learning environments. Using a correlational study, the relationship between students' sense of community and their…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students, Correlation
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Xu, Di; Solanki, Sabrina – Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 2020
This article presents new quasi-experimental evidence regarding the effectiveness of teaching-oriented faculty with tenure-track appointment, a model pioneered at the University of California (UC) system. Using data from six cohorts of students at a UC campus, we examine the impact of initial course-taking with three distinct types of…
Descriptors: Tenure, Teaching (Occupation), College Faculty, Outcomes of Education
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Gorzycki, Meg; Desa, Geoffrey; Howard, Pamela J.; Allen, Diane D. – Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, 2020
Qualitative data analysis from open-ended comments written by 206 undergraduates illustrates student attitudes, beliefs, and practices that reveal an academic reading paradox. Consistently, undergraduates report that reading is valuable, yet their noncompliance with reading assignments suggests otherwise. Undergraduates report that they achieve…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Reading Attitudes, Reading Assignments, Compliance (Psychology)
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Peng, Yaoping; Tullis, Jonathan G. – Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 2020
In student-regulated instruction, guiding one's study effectively and efficiently is crucial for successful learning. Yet, significant variability exists in how effectively learners regulate their own study. Here, we explored whether and how beliefs about the nature of intelligence affect learners' metacognitive control and ultimately the efficacy…
Descriptors: Intelligence, Metacognition, Student Attitudes, Independent Study
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Sharp, John G.; Sharp, Jane C.; Young, Emma – Research Papers in Education, 2020
This review and synthesis of relevant literature considers the nature of boredom and boredom proneness in general terms before focusing on how the academic boredom experienced by undergraduates at university is sufficiently different from other known types to warrant a unique and important field of study. Derived from within the literature itself,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Student Motivation, Learner Engagement
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Agricola, Bas T.; Prins, Frans J.; Sluijsmans, Dominique M. A. – Assessment in Education: Principles, Policy & Practice, 2020
In higher education, students often misunderstand teachers' written feedback. This is worrisome, since written feedback is the main form of feedback in higher education. Organising feedback conversations, in which feedback request forms and verbal feedback are used, is a promising intervention to prevent misunderstanding of written feedback. In…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Teacher Student Relationship, Self Efficacy, Learning Motivation
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Barker, Erin T.; Renaud, Jesse – Journal of College Student Psychotherapy, 2020
University students' self-reported depressive symptoms may represent different experiences for different students. Two groups of undergraduate students (M age = 21.05, SD = 1.76) whose self-reported depressive symptoms were elevated completed an in-person clinical interview. Half of the participants (n = 30) had experienced major depression and…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Depression (Psychology), Symptoms (Individual Disorders), At Risk Persons
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Gall Myrick, Jessica; Noar, Seth M.; Sontag, Jennah M.; Kelley, Dannielle – Journal of American College Health, 2020
Objective: This study tested how media, family, and peer sources of health and beauty information predict indoor tanning (IT) beliefs and behavior. Participants: 210 undergraduate women at a state university in the southeastern United States. Methods: Respondents completed a survey about sources of health and beauty information, IT beliefs, and IT…
Descriptors: Females, Aesthetics, Undergraduate Students, Surveys
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Banks, Brea M. – Journal of College Student Psychotherapy, 2020
As the demand for university counseling services continues to rise, students of color remain less likely to receive services as compared to their White counterparts. As part of the current study, researchers gathered preliminary data surrounding the outreach efforts employed at a sampled university, where a psychologist was assigned to the…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Minority Group Students, Counseling Services, Help Seeking
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Guan, Shu-Sha Angie; Xie, Hui; Boyns, David – Journal of American College Health, 2020
Objective: The current study explores the role of health-related mechanisms (i.e. sleep, social support, and stress) in accounting for the impact of student recreation center (SRC) use on college-student well-being. Participants: Students (N = 540; M[subscript age] = 23.67, SD = 7.10; 65.6% female) with membership to the SRC were recruited to…
Descriptors: Stress Variables, Sleep, Health Behavior, Well Being
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Hudson-Flege, Matthew D.; Grover, Holly M.; Meçe, Merita H.; Ramos, Athena K.; Thompson, Martie P. – Journal of American College Health, 2020
Objective: This study examined if empathy was a significant moderator of several empirically established risk factors for sexual violence perpetration among college men. Participants: Data are from 544 college men who participated in a longitudinal study from 2008 to 2011 at a large, public university. Methods: Participants completed a self-report…
Descriptors: Violence, Risk, Males, Empathy
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Rusmevichientong, Pimbucha; Jaynes, Jessica; Kazemi, Sanam – Journal of American College Health, 2020
Objective: The study examined which snack factors and nutritional ingredients influence college students' snack choices using a discrete choice experiment (DCE). Participants: In November 2016, a total of 1,624 undergraduate students participated in the study. Methods: Two DCEs were constructed using a unique approach of block fractional factorial…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Decision Making, Nutrition, Food
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Van der Zwaard, Rose; Bannink, Anne – TESOL Quarterly: A Journal for Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages and of Standard English as a Second Dialect, 2020
In this microanalytical study, designed as part of an interdisciplinary and intercultural virtual exchange project for undergraduate students, the authors investigate the correlation between task design on the one hand and participant interaction during task performance on the other. The task created for this study consisted of 12 low-frequency…
Descriptors: Persuasive Discourse, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language)
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Bacon, Alison M.; McDaid, Chloe; Williams, Natasha; Corr, Philip J. – British Journal of Educational Psychology, 2020
Background: Academic dishonesty (AD) is an increasing challenge for universities worldwide. The rise of the Internet has further increased opportunities for students to cheat. Aims: In this study, we investigate the role of personality traits defined within Reinforcement Sensitivity Theory (RST) as potential determinants of AD. RST defines…
Descriptors: Cheating, Ethics, Personality Traits, Student Characteristics
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