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King, Paul E.; Schrodt, Paul; Weisel, Jessica J. – Communication Education, 2009
Theoretical perspectives on the efficacy of instructional feedback suggest that there should be significant variation in students' perceptions of and responses to feedback messages. Yet, little effort has been made to either uncover the perceptual dimensions by which students evaluate feedback, or to measure students' perceptions of feedback. The…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Classroom Communication, Measures (Individuals), Validity
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Lloret, Miguel; Aguila, Estela; Lloret, Alejandro – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2009
The purpose of this study was to study the effect of a multimedia computing program on the production of activities and self-regulated learning processes in 18 students of the Dentistry postdegree (Celaya, Mexico). A multi-method design (quasi-experimental, pretest-post-test and qualitative: Think aloud protocol) was used. Self-regulated…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Dentistry, Graduate Students, Independent Study
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Creasey, Gary; Jarvis, Patricia; Knapcik, Elyse – International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2009
There is a need for an instrument that assesses student-instructor relationships as many experts speculate that close, non-threatening relationships between students and instructors predict positive achievement orientations, academic progress and success. In this paper, we present reliability and additional validity data concerning the…
Descriptors: Teacher Student Relationship, Measures (Individuals), Test Reliability, Test Validity
Goosen, Rebecca A. – ProQuest LLC, 2008
The purpose of this study was to identify cognitive and non-cognitive variables that will predict a student's ability to achieve success in the lowest level developmental mathematics course at San Jacinto College. The study examined the ability of cognitive variables (standardized entrance examinations, high school grade point average, and type of…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Academic Achievement, Standardized Tests, College Entrance Examinations
Bassili, John N. – Journal of Distance Education, 2008
This study explored relations between students' motivational and cognitive orientations as assessed by the Motivated Strategies for Learning Questionnaire (MSLQ), and their attitudes and choices relating to online lecture viewing. Examination performance was also assessed to determine if there were particular affinities between certain…
Descriptors: Student Motivation, Student Attitudes, Questionnaires, Learning Strategies
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Jacobson, Rebecca R.; Harris, Sandra M. – Education, 2008
Previous research (Richardson, 1994) held to the myth that older or nontraditional students are at a disadvantage when returning to a university. However, Hoskins and Newstead, (1997) reported that non-traditional students have a slight advantage over traditional students and are reported to obtain better degrees on the average than younger…
Descriptors: Nontraditional Students, Undergraduate Students, Self Management, Measures (Individuals)
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Freeman, Kimberley E.; Alston, Sharon T.; Winborne, Duvon G. – Journal of Negro Education, 2008
The role of motivation and collaboration in STEM learning and performance is paramount. A learning community represents an educational approach that can engage students in learning in a motivated, thoughtful, active, and collaborative way. The focus of this article is on the nature of students' interest, attitudes, learning experiences and…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Black Colleges, Student Motivation, Learning Motivation
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Puzziferro, Maria – American Journal of Distance Education, 2008
This study was designed to examine performance as a function of grade and course satisfaction in online undergraduate level courses, specifically students' self-efficacy for online technologies and self-regulated learning strategies. This research included a sample (N = 815) of community college students enrolled in liberal arts online courses…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Online Courses, Learning Strategies, Program Effectiveness
Calvin, Jennifer – Online Submission, 2006
This study explored a conceptual model of learning in Web courses which proposed relationships between self-regulated learning skills, course structure, computer technology experience, and satisfaction with perceived learning in Web courses. Results indicated that self-regulated learning skills are directly related to satisfaction with learning at…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Models, Learning, Independent Study
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Garcia-Ros, Rafael; Perez-Gonzales, Francisco – International Journal of Instructional Media, 2006
The main purpose of this study is to analyze the dimensions underlying the instructional media preferences of learners and their relationships with their learning styles and motivational strategies. The sample is composed of 182 students in their first year of teaching college at the University of Valencia. The learning style was evaluated by…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Foreign Countries, Learning Processes, Cognitive Style
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Anderton, Betsy – Journal of Interactive Online Learning, 2006
The purpose of this study was to investigate the significance of using goal planning and weekly monitoring and evaluation forms within an online class to promote the use of selfregulated learning strategies. The relationship between student academic achievement and the use of materials to promote self-regulated learning was also studied. The…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Learning Strategies, Metacognition, Preservice Teachers
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Watson, Mark; McSorley, Michelle; Foxcroft, Cheryl; Watson, Andrea – Tertiary Education and Management, 2004
Both internationally and within South Africa the failure rates at universities are presently high and throughput and graduation rates are low. It is thus imperative that the cognitive and non-cognitive predictors related to identifying learners who will succeed academically are explored. This paper focuses on two potentially important…
Descriptors: Graduation Rate, Academic Achievement, Learning Strategies, Student Motivation
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Kitsantas, Anastasia; Dabbagh, Nada – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2004
The authors examined whether Web-based pedagogical tools (WBPT) supported the use of self-regulatory processes with 80 college students enrolled in distributed learning courses. Using an online survey, students were asked to indicate what specific processes of self-regulation (for example, goal setting, self-monitoring, time planning and…
Descriptors: Web Based Instruction, Educational Technology, College Students, Technology Uses in Education
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Hofer, Barbara K.; Yu, Shirley L. – Teaching of Psychology, 2003
This study addressed the impact of a semester-long course called "Learning to Learn," an undergraduate psychology course designed to teach college students to be self-regulated learners. Results of pretesting and posttesting of 78 students with the Motivated Strategies for Learning Questionnaire (Pintrich, Smith, Garcia, & McKeachie,…
Descriptors: Self Management, Learning Strategies, Undergraduate Students, Courses
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
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