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Liu, Woon Chia; Wang, Chee Keng John; Kee, Ying Hwa; Koh, Caroline; Lim, Boon San Coral; Chua, Lilian – Educational Psychology, 2014
The development of effective self-regulated learning strategies is of interest to educationalists. In this paper, we examine inherent individual difference in self-regulated learning based on Motivated Learning for Learning Questionnaire (MLSQ) using the cluster analytic approach and examine cluster difference in terms of self-determination theory…
Descriptors: Two Year College Students, Undergraduate Students, Student Motivation, Learning Strategies
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Ali, Liaqat; Hatala, Marek; Winne, Phil; Gaševic, Dragan – Journal of Learning Analytics, 2014
This study aims to investigate how the learning strategies and achievement goal orientations of students relate to their academic behaviours and performance in the context of an online learning system. The study also develops and validates a relational model between student learning strategies and achievement goals.
Descriptors: Goal Orientation, Academic Achievement, Learning Strategies, Questionnaires
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Hu, Haihong; Driscoll, Marcy P. – Educational Technology & Society, 2013
A mixed-methods study was conducted to examine the effects of self-regulated learning (SRL) strategy training on learners' achievement, motivation and strategy use in a web-enhanced College Success course at a community college in southeast US. It was found that training assisted with students' overall course performance and accomplishment of…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Community Colleges, Electronic Learning, Teaching Methods
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Samruayruen, Buncha; Enriquez, Judith; Natakuatoong, Onjaree; Samruayruen, Kingkaew – Journal of Educational Computing Research, 2013
This study identified five effective self-regulated learning (SRL), investigated the correlation of demographic information and SRL, and measured significant predictor of prior experiences on SRL. Eighty-eight Thai learners participated in the SRL survey, which was adapted from the MSLQ. The findings indicated that Intrinsic Goal and Self-Efficacy…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Web Based Instruction, Electronic Learning, Internet
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Ramirez-Dorantes, Maria del Carmen; Canto y Rodriguez, Jose Enrique; Bueno-Alvarez, Jose Antonio; Echazarreta-Moreno, Alejandro – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2013
Introduction: The "Motivated Strategies for Learning Questionnaire" (MSLQ) is a self-report instrument designed to assess students' motivation and learning strategies (cognitive, meta-cognitive, and resource management). In the present study, we focused on translate, adapt and validate the MSLQ to Mexican educational context. Method: The…
Descriptors: Psychometrics, Test Validity, Questionnaires, College Students
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Juarez-Collazo, Norma A.; Elen, Jan; Clarebout, Geraldine – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2013
It is still unclear on what and how tool and learner characteristics influence tool use and consequently performance in computer-based learning environments (CBLEs). This study examines the relationships between tool-related characteristics (tool presentation: non-/embedded tool and instructional cues: non-/explained tool functionality) and…
Descriptors: Student Characteristics, Computer Uses in Education, Correlation, Self Efficacy
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Kucuk, Sirin; Sahin, Ismail – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2013
Online and blended learning, developed with advances in technology, have gained relative importance in modern communities. In recent years, the concept of creating learning communities has been coined to increase effectiveness of these learning environments. Based on this concept, Garrison, Anderson, and Archer (2000) developed the Community of…
Descriptors: Social Networks, Educational Technology, Blended Learning, Online Courses
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Shawer, Saad F. – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2013
This quantitative investigation examined the influence of low and high self-efficacy on candidate teacher academic performance in a foreign language teaching methodology course through testing the speculation that high self-efficacy levels would improve pedagogical-content knowledge (PCK). Positivism guided the research design at the levels of…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers, Self Efficacy, Academic Achievement
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Seyhan Yucel, Mukadder – Educational Research and Reviews, 2013
The purpose of the study was to examine the effect of blog use on self-regulatory learning of prospective German language teachers. The study is semi-experimental. Pretest-posttest, experiment control model was used. Blog activities were conducted as extensive beyond classroom activities only for the experiment group. As the data collection tool…
Descriptors: Language Teachers, Electronic Publishing, Foreign Countries, Metacognition
Rush, Karen – ProQuest LLC, 2013
Universities are challenged with finding ways to motivate the increasing number of diverse students so that the largest number of students can be expected to succeed. University success is measured by retention and graduation rates, which affect profit. A lack of academic motivation among increasingly diverse students influences student retention,…
Descriptors: Student Motivation, Learning Motivation, College Students, Gender Differences
Chapman, Debra Laier – ProQuest LLC, 2013
Advances in technology and changes in educational strategies have resulted in the integration of technology into the classroom. Multimedia instructional tools (MMIT) have been identified as a way to provide student-centered active-learning instructional material to students. MMITs are common in introductory computer applications courses based on…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Technology Integration, Introductory Courses
Boone, Timothy Keith – ProQuest LLC, 2013
Evidence suggests that many adult learners have not developed the competencies needed to fully function effectively in today's society. Questions remain, however, on the levels of influence exerted on self-direction and motivation among this population. The purpose of this correlational study using a multiple measurements assessment approach was…
Descriptors: Adult Learning, Adult Students, Student Motivation, Private Colleges
Pittman, Candice Nicole – ProQuest LLC, 2013
This study investigated the impact of motivation on students' participation and academic performance in distance learning. Distance learning continues to grow in popularity as more and more students enroll in distance education courses. These courses require more responsibility on the part of the student. Some students are unaware of the amount of…
Descriptors: Student Motivation, Student Participation, Academic Achievement, Distance Education
Worthley, Mary – ProQuest LLC, 2013
In a national context of high failure rates in freshman calculus courses, the purpose of this study was to understand who is struggling, and why. High failure rates are especially alarming given a local environment where students have access to a variety of academic, and personal, assistance. The sample consists of students at Colorado State…
Descriptors: Mixed Methods Research, College Freshmen, Calculus, College Mathematics
Mahlberg, Jamie Lynn – ProQuest LLC, 2013
This study examined the hypothesis that mastery orientation would increase for college students enrolled in courses that incorporated self-assessment. Early in the spring 2013 semester, 216 community college students enrolled in 16 different general education and developmental courses volunteered to participate and completed a demographic/goal…
Descriptors: Self Evaluation (Individuals), Formative Evaluation, Learning Strategies, Questionnaires
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