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Pullen, Annedien G.; Griffioen, Didi M. E.; Schoonenboom, Judith; de Koning, Björn B.; Beishuizen, Jos J. РStudies in Higher Education, 2018
It is often assumed that students with a higher potential for excellence are less motivated to collaborate. So far, the question remains whether this is actually the case. This survey study investigated the influence of business students' (N = 389) potential for excellence on their motivation to collaborate on a business-related task. Different…
Descriptors: Student Motivation, Undergraduate Students, Foreign Countries, Business Administration Education
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Vrieling, Emmy; Stijnen, Sjef; Bastiaens, Theo – Teaching in Higher Education, 2018
Many recent studies have stressed the importance of teacher candidates' (TCs) self-regulated learning (SRL) skills for successful learning. Because of the promising consequences of SRL for academic performance, teacher educators (TEs) are encouraged to increase TCs' SRL opportunities in educational programs. Because of the difficulty and…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Preservice Teachers, Academic Achievement, Correlation
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Day, Indira N. Z.; van Blankenstein, Floris M.; Westenberg, P. Michiel; Admiraal, Wilfried F. – Higher Education Research and Development, 2018
Individual student success is influenced by the educational environment and student characteristics. One adaptation of the educational environment to improve student success is the introduction of continuous, or in-course, assessment. Previous research already identified several student characteristics that are related to student success as…
Descriptors: Student Characteristics, Statistical Analysis, Academic Achievement, Questionnaires
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van Vliet, E. A.; Winnips, J. C.; Brouwer, N. – CBE - Life Sciences Education, 2015
In flipped-class pedagogy, students prepare themselves at home before lectures, often by watching short video clips of the course contents. The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of flipped classes on motivation and learning strategies in higher education using a controlled, pre- and posttest approach. The same students were followed…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Educational Technology, Homework, Teaching Methods
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Meijer, Joost; Sleegers, Peter; Elshout-Mohr, Marianne; van Daalen-Kapteijns, Maartje; Meeus, Wil; Tempelaar, Dirk – Educational Research, 2013
Background: Interest in the role of metacognition has been steadily rising in most forms of education. This study focuses on the construction of a questionnaire for measuring metacognitive knowledge, metacognitive regulation and metacognitive responsiveness among students in higher education and the subsequent process of testing to determine its…
Descriptors: Factor Analysis, Higher Education, Independent Study, Questionnaires
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Groenendijk, Talita; Janssen, Tanja; Rijlaarsdam, Gert; van den Bergh, Huub – British Journal of Educational Psychology, 2013
Background. Previous research has shown that observation can be effective for learning in various domains, for example, argumentative writing and mathematics. The question in this paper is whether observational learning can also be beneficial when learning to perform creative tasks in visual and verbal arts. Aims. We hypothesized that observation…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Observational Learning, Secondary School Students, Creative Activities
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De Bruin, H. L.; van der Schaaf, M. F.; Oosterbaan, A. E.; Prins, F. J. – Irish Educational Studies, 2012
Several studies concluded that deep reflection is infrequently reached in student portfolios. An explanation for these disappointing conclusions might be that motivation for portfolio reflection determines the quality of reflection. This study aimed to examine the relationship between motivation for using digital portfolios and reflection.…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Grade 11, Student Motivation, Portfolios (Background Materials)
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Faber, Niels R.; Maruster, Laura; Jorna, Rene J.; van Haren, Rob J. F. – Educational Research and Evaluation, 2012
In small businesses with no employees, learning environments have a low learning readiness. Consequently, learners need to rely on their own agency to shape their learning experiences. Results from a study of agricultural entrepreneurs indicated that the components of motivation and self-regulated learning strategies shape learner's agency and…
Descriptors: Small Businesses, Agricultural Occupations, Entrepreneurship, Workplace Learning
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Steur, J. M.; Jansen, E. P. W. A.; Hofman, W. H. A. – Educational Research Quarterly, 2011
This article considers the appropriateness of international instruments to measure the separate concepts of graduateness for a research university context. The four concepts of graduateness--reflective thinking, scholarship, moral citizenship and lifelong learning--are operationalized using five existing instruments. These instruments were…
Descriptors: Research Universities, Social Sciences, Humanities, Questionnaires
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Duijnhouwer, Hendrien; Prins, Frans J.; Stokking, Karel M. – Educational Research and Evaluation, 2010
The effects of progress feedback on university students' writing mastery goal, self-efficacy beliefs, and writing performance were examined in this experiment. Students in the experimental condition (n = 42) received progress feedback on their writing assignment, whereas students in the control condition (n = 44) received feedback without progress…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Writing Assignments, Self Efficacy, Student Motivation