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Sun, Jerry Chih-Yuan; Oh, Youn Joo; Seli, Helena; Jung, Matthew – Journal of At-Risk Issues, 2017
The purpose of this study was to explore the motivational characteristics and learning behaviors affecting at-risk college students. To explore how motivation and learning behaviors are related to academic achievement, the relationships between (a) self-efficacy; (b) learning and study strategy indicators; and (c) academic outcomes were assessed.…
Descriptors: At Risk Students, Outcomes of Education, College Freshmen, Prediction
Tobias, Sigmund; Everson, Howard T. – College Entrance Examination Board, 2002
To date the authors have completed 23 studies of knowledge monitoring and its relationship to learning from instruction. Their earlier work, 12 studies in all, is summarized and reported elsewhere (see Tobias and Everson, 1996; Tobias and Everson, 2000). In this paper they continue this line of research and summarize the results of 11 studies that…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Knowledge Level, Learning, Academic Ability
Payne, Oscar L. – 1992
Using the Motivated Strategies for Learning Questionnaire, this study examined the effects of 11 learning strategies variables, ability, and gender on the verbal and mathematics Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) scores of approximately 300 black high school seniors. The students took the SAT during the fall of the 1989-90 school year. Learning…
Descriptors: Black Students, Cognitive Ability, College Entrance Examinations, Grade 12