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Tosuncuoglu, Irfan – English Language Teaching, 2019
The main aim of this research is to investigate learners in higher education in a Turkish context, in terms of motivational components such as "goal orientation," "self efficacy," "intrinsic value," "test anxiety" and self-regulated learning components such as "cognitive strategy usage" and…
Descriptors: Correlation, Metacognition, Learning Strategies, Goal Orientation
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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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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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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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Costley, Jamie; Lange, Christopher – International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, 2018
Semi-formal learning is used to describe learning that is directed towards the goals of a formal learning institution but outside of the learning structure of a specific class. Students studying online may form semi-formal groups to increase their knowledge of the content by interacting with other learners taking the same class. This study of…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, College Students
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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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Cakir, Ozlem; Karademir, Tugra; Erdogdu, Funda – Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 2018
The correlation between distance education motivation levels of students and their online experiences and satisfaction is studied in this paper; and the reasons of their satisfaction and dissatisfaction according to their motivation levels are described. In this study, 183 students, who were taking English and Turkish courses at Ankara University…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Distance Education, Student Motivation
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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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Sun, Jerry Chih-Yuan; Chen, Ariel Yu-Zhen; Yeh, Katherine Pin-Chen; Cheng, Yu-Ting; Lin, Yu-Yan – Educational Technology & Society, 2018
The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of polling technologies (clickers or tablets) integrated with strategies (individual or group) on students' academic performance, anxiety, and attention. The participants were 34 students enrolled in an educational research methodology course. The anxiety scale, pre- and in-class quizzes,…
Descriptors: Audience Response Systems, Academic Achievement, Anxiety, Attention
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Shi, Hong – Journal of International Students, 2018
This study examined self-efficacy and language strategy use of college-level English Language Learners (ELLs) at a southeastern university in the United States. It analyzed the relationship between self-efficacy and strategy use. An English Language Learning Survey was used to collect data from 198 college-level ELLs. Participants had positive…
Descriptors: English Language Learners, Learning Strategies, Self Efficacy, College Students
Acevedo, Ricardo – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The study examined student utilization and application of learning strategies in college level online courses and the context was a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) in the Southwest. Even though online courses continue to grow at a steady pace, few research studies have taken the task to analyze the utilization of learning strategies and their…
Descriptors: College Students, Hispanic American Students, Learning Strategies, Online Courses
Sullivan, Angela Lene – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Modern day students in higher education are challenged by the daily struggle of balancing life outside of school, the impetus to use technology in many aspects of their daily tasks, and their self-identified placement along the Self-Determination Theory continuum; however, gamifying a class may benefit students needing motivational incentives as a…
Descriptors: Recognition (Achievement), Information Storage, College Students, Technology Uses in Education
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Van Horne, Sam; Curran, Maura; Smith, Anna; VanBuren, John; Zahrieh, David; Larsen, Russell; Miller, Ross – Technology, Knowledge and Learning, 2018
Instructional technologists and faculty in post-secondary institutions have increasingly adopted learning analytics interventions such as dashboards that provide real-time feedback to students to support student' ability to regulate their learning. But analyses of the effectiveness of such interventions can be confounded by measures of students'…
Descriptors: Chemistry, Science Instruction, Learning Strategies, Questionnaires
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