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Drysdale, Maureen T. B.; McBeath, Margaret – Journal of Education and Work, 2018
This study examined differences in the psychological constructs of motivation, academic self-efficacy, and learning strategies between higher education students who participated in a work-integrated learning (WIL) programme and those who did not. Undergraduate WIL (n = 1048) and non-WIL (n = 656) students in all years of study and from several…
Descriptors: Student Motivation, Self Efficacy, Learning Strategies, College Students
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Simper, Natalie; Kaupp, James; Frank, Brian; Scott, Jill – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2016
This study encapsulates the development and testing of the Transferable Learning Orientations (TLO) tool. It is a triangulated measure built on select scales from the Motivated Strategies for Learning Questionnaire (MSLQ), together with multiple-choice items adapted from the lifelong learning VALUE rubric, and an open-ended response for each…
Descriptors: Learning Strategies, Questionnaires, Test Construction, Metacognition
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Zogheib, Salah – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 2014
As the majority of educational research has focused on preservice teachers' computer use for "educational purposes," the question remains: Do preservice teachers use computer technology for daily life activities and encounters? And do preservice teachers' personality traits and motivational beliefs related to computer training provided…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Computer Use, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Technology
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Pacharn, Parunchana; Bay, Darlene; Felton, Sandra – Accounting Education, 2013
We examine a flexible assessment system that allows students to determine the weights allocated to each course component and to re-allocate the weights in response to achieved scores. The flexibility is intended to encourage students' participation in the learning process, thereby promoting self-regulated learning skills. We compare this…
Descriptors: Accounting, Student Evaluation, Scores, Student Participation
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Dawson, Debra L.; Meadows, Ken N.; Haffie, Tom – Canadian Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2010
Two studies were performed to investigate the impact of students' clicker performance feedback on their help-seeking behaviour and use of other learning strategies. In study 1, we investigated the relationship between students' clicker performance, self-efficacy, help-seeking behavior, and academic achievement. We found that there was a…
Descriptors: Handheld Devices, Audience Response Systems, Help Seeking, Learning Strategies