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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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Tsai, Chia-Wen; Shen, Pei-Di; Chiang, I-Chun; Chen, Wen-Yu; Chen, Yi-Fen – Interactive Learning Environments, 2018
The application of online learning and educational technologies in higher education has changed teaching methods, the channels of delivering learning materials, and modes of communication between teachers and students. This study is aimed to improve learning effects and investigate, via quasi-experiments, the effects of web-mediated…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Web Based Instruction, Cooperative Learning
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Sun, Jerry Chih-Yuan; Hsieh, Pei-Hsun – Educational Technology & Society, 2018
This study combined the gamification element and an interactive response system (IRS) in the development of a gamified IRS, and examined its effects on the intrinsic and extrinsic motivation, engagement, and attention of junior high school students when learning English. The quasi-experimental research method comprised the scales for measuring…
Descriptors: Educational Games, Audience Response Systems, Learning Motivation, Learner Engagement
Kindel, Heather Rae – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The purpose of this research study was to investigate the effects of teaching a mindfulness curriculum to graduate physical therapy (PT) students in the classroom. The researcher investigated two research questions. How does training PT graduate students in mindfulness strategies affect self-regulation, stress management, and trait mindfulness in…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Physical Therapy, Intervention, Stress Management
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Shi, Hong – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2018
This study examined English Learners' (ELs) self-efficacy beliefs in a U.S. university setting by using a survey, interviews, and focus group discussions. The results identified that ELs from different disciplines had positive self-efficacy beliefs about their overall English learning, and self efficacy was related to ELs' age, years of English…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, English Language Learners, Student Attitudes, College Students
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Zhou, Mingming; Ren, Jing – School Psychology International, 2017
Engagement in academic tasks is important. However, compared to the large body of research on task engagement, the number of studies on task disengagement is quite limited. The aim of this study is to examine the associations between the motivational (self-determination) and attitudinal antecedents (learning orientations) of task disengagement.…
Descriptors: Self Determination, Grade 5, Elementary School Students, Learner Engagement
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Iwamoto, Darren H.; Hargis, Jace; Bordner, Richard; Chandler, Pomaika'inani – International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2017
The purpose of this scholarship of teaching and learning was to define and assess the level of self-regulation skills undergraduate students possess. Participants completed the Motivated Strategies for Learning Questionnaire (MSLQ). Through the analysis of the MSLQ, students reported having high expectations for themselves. Yet, students were…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Teaching Methods, Learning Processes, Higher Education
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Everaert, Patricia; Opdecam, Evelien; Maussen, Sophie – Accounting Education, 2017
Previous literature calls for further investigation in terms of precedents and consequences of learning approaches (deep learning and surface learning). Motivation as precedent and time spent and academic performance as consequences are addressed in this paper. The study is administered in a first-year undergraduate course. Results show that the…
Descriptors: Correlation, Academic Achievement, Cognitive Style, Learning Motivation
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Engin, Gizem; Dikbayir, Ahmet; Genç, Salih Zeki – Educational Policy Analysis and Strategic Research, 2017
The research was carried out with 41 people educated in Ege University, Faculty of Education, Social Studies Teacher Training Department during the fall semester of 2015-2016 academic year. Quasi-experimental design was used in the study. Within the scope of the research, prospective teachers were taught learning strategies lasting for ten weeks.…
Descriptors: Learning Strategies, Critical Thinking, Help Seeking, Time Management
Mudrich, Rachel Marie – ProQuest LLC, 2017
The purpose of this research study was to determine if project-based learning activities (PBLA) incorporated into an eighth-grade mathematics classroom have an effect on students' academic achievement and motivation toward learning. The control group used the traditional instruction method to cover mathematic objective skills that are Common Core…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Student Projects, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Achievement
Cosentino, Cassandra L. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
The purpose of this quasi-experimental study was to investigate the effect of a self-regulation treatment on sixth grade students' reading comprehension, motivation for learning, and self-efficacy perceptions. The research took place in three urban schools in the northeast United States in the winter of 2016. The study's quasi-experimental design…
Descriptors: Quasiexperimental Design, Self Control, Grade 6, Reading Comprehension
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Zhang, Bo; Li, Yi Ming; Li, Jian; Li, Ye; Zhang, Houcan – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2016
Self-determination theory (SDT) has contributed greatly to our understanding of human motivation. Based on SDT, the Academic Motivation Scale (AMS) was developed to assess students' motivation to learn. AMS has been successfully applied to the educational context in Western cultures. However, no psychometrically validated version is available in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Motivation, Likert Scales, Construct Validity
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Aydin, Solmaz – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2016
This study aimed to analyze the relationship between high school students' self-efficacy perceptions regarding biology, the metacognitive strategies they use in this course and their academic motivation for learn biology. The sample of the study included 286 high school students enrolled in three high schools who attended a biology course in Kars,…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Metacognition, High School Students, Biology
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Chue, Kah Loong; Nie, Youyan – Journal of International Students, 2016
Psychological factors contribute to motivation and learning for international students as much as teaching strategies. 254 international students and 144 local students enrolled in a private education institute were surveyed regarding their perception of psychological needs support, their motivation and learning approach. The results from this…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Comparative Analysis, Student Attitudes, Student Motivation
Ibrahim, Hamdi H. M. – ProQuest LLC, 2016
Students look for evidence of service quality when selecting a university to attend. Student dissatisfaction with the quality of service may reduce student motivation in online higher-education settings, and low levels of motivation may lead to inferior student performance and a persistently high dropout rate. The purpose of this quantitative,…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Learning Motivation, Higher Education, Dropout Rate
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