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Alkharusi, Hussain Ali; Al Sulaimani, Humaira; Neisler, Otherine – International Journal of Instruction, 2019
Critical thinking is necessary for academic success in higher education. Hence, universities seek various ways to integrate it in the programs to enhance the productivity of their graduates. This study presents the development of a predictive model for critical thinking ability using a combination of background, demographic, and psycho-educational…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Thinking Skills, College Students, Foreign Countries
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Foutz, Timothy L. – European Journal of Engineering Education, 2019
Research suggests that a significant reason that a large number of students earn low grades in the fundamental engineering science course Statics is that they may be entering the course with incorrect conceptual knowledge of mathematics and physics. The self-explanation learning approach called collective argumentation helps k-12 students to…
Descriptors: Persuasive Discourse, Learning Strategies, Engineering Education, Academic Achievement
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Aydin, Bünyamin; Memnun, Dilek Sezgin; Dinç, Emre; Arsuk, Sevgi; Meriç, Hilal – Journal of Educational Issues, 2019
This study aimed to determine the relationship between routine/non-routine problem-solving achievements and self-regulation skills of seventh-grade students who are educated in Turkey. For this purpose, in the 2016-2017 academic year, 133 seventh-grade students who were randomly selected in Denizli and Bursa provinces were studied. In the scope of…
Descriptors: Self Management, Problem Solving, Correlation, Grade 7
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Kim, Kyu Tae – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2019
This study explores the structural relationship among digital literacy, learning strategies, and core competencies among South Korean college students as well as the group differences between these variables depending on individual characteristics. Data analysis was conducted by correlation analysis, independent sample "t"-testing, and…
Descriptors: Technological Literacy, College Students, Structural Equation Models, Foreign Countries
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Al Fadda, Hind – English Language Teaching, 2019
Technology has changed the social landscape and the nature of social interaction. Education has been affected by these changes, as technology has facilitated the creation and Implementation of new educational environments and delivery methods (e.g., distance and blended-learning structures). While the prevalence of such approaches has increased…
Descriptors: Correlation, Blended Learning, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Nausheen, Munaza; Richardson, Paul William; Alvi, Effat – Bulletin of Education and Research, 2019
While most of the research on gender and subject level differences has been conducted with same group of students studying different subjects, these differences have been comparatively less examined at college/ university level among postgraduate students enrolled in different study domains. This paper presents the results of the multivariate…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Intellectual Disciplines, Graduate Students, Beliefs
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Foulstone, Alexis R.; Kelly, Adrian – International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2019
Academic self-efficacy is the degree to which students believe they are capable of learning or accomplishing an academic task within a specific area of education. High academic self-efficacy has been associated with positive education outcomes such as enhanced learning, motivation, self-determination, and ultimately academic performance. The…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Academic Achievement, Psychology, Intervention
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Guterman, Oz; Neuman, Ari – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2019
Research has indicated significant disparities in the academic achievement of minority and majority groups in most Western countries. In light of the role of academic achievement as the main component of social mobility, it is important to understand the source of these differences between the majority and minority groups. The present research…
Descriptors: Differences, Academic Achievement, Higher Education, Goal Orientation
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Clinton, Virginia – Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2018
Both quizzes and reflections have been found to benefit student learning, but have been typically compared to passive or superficial controls. The purpose of this quasi-experiment is to test the relative effectiveness of brief quizzes followed by reflections compared to longer quizzes. Participants (N = 218) were introductory psychology students…
Descriptors: Reflection, Quasiexperimental Design, Tests, Academic Achievement
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Charalampous, Kyriakos; Kokkinos, Constantinos M. – Educational Studies, 2018
Previous studies have offered indications that the way pre-adolescents (fifth and sixth graders) structure their perceptions of their teacher's interaction in terms of Agency and Communion differs from adolescents. The purpose of this study was to delineate previous findings by thoroughly examining the structure of pre-adolescents' perceptions of…
Descriptors: Preadolescents, Student Attitudes, Teacher Behavior, Teacher Student Relationship
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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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Jackson, Caesar R. – AERA Open, 2018
This study investigated the validity and reliability of the Motivated Strategies for Learning Questionnaire (MSLQ) for minority students enrolled in STEM courses at a historically black college/university (HBCU). Confirmatory factor analysis was used to test the third-order factor structure and to respecify the model. An adequate fit to the study…
Descriptors: Questionnaires, Learning Strategies, STEM Education, Black Colleges
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Luttenberger, Silke; Macher, Daniel; Maidl, Verena; Rominger, Christian; Aydin, Nilüfer; Paechter, Manuela – Education and Information Technologies, 2018
Lecture podcasts are considered an efficient means for passing on learning contents to students, most notably in lectures with large numbers of students. Here, the lecturer's presentation, combined with lecture slides, is recorded and broadcasted in video form. The present study investigates how students organize learning when they have the choice…
Descriptors: College Students, Lecture Method, Technology Uses in Education, Handheld Devices
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Wang, Chih-hsuan; Harrison, Jamie; Cardullo, Victoria; Lin, Xi – Journal of International Students, 2018
One of the major challenges for international students to pursue academic goals in the United States is English language proficiency, which often negatively affects academic success. Even students with confidence in their English language proficiency encounter challenges using English in class. Previous research indicates self-efficacy positively…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, English Language Learners, Language Proficiency, Self Efficacy
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Kincal, Remzi Y.; Ozan, Ceyhun – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2018
The aim of the study is to investigate the effects of formative assessment on prospective teachers' academic achievement, attitudes towards educational measurement and self-regulation skills. In the study, quasi-experimental design including non-equivalent pre-test and post-test control group. There are 40 prospective teachers in each one of the…
Descriptors: Formative Evaluation, Preservice Teachers, Academic Achievement, Student Attitudes
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