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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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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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Goodboy, Alan K.; Bolkan, San; Baker, James P. – Communication Education, 2018
Guided by assumptions from the cognitive-affective theory of learning with media, we conducted a teaching experiment to corroborate past correlational research that suggested instructor misbehaviors, in the form of antagonism toward students, impede students' cognitive learning. Participants were 472 undergraduate students who were randomly…
Descriptors: Teacher Behavior, Undergraduate Students, Cognitive Processes, Learning Theories
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Moran, Clarice M. – Middle Grades Review, 2018
This mixed methods study aimed to assess student engagement during the flipped model of instruction in two seventh-grade English language arts (ELA) classrooms. Implementation of the flipped model required students (n = 183) and teachers (n = 2) to use digital technology via a website and teacher-made videos. It compared student perceptions during…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Grade 7, Homework
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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
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Ozonur, Mesut; Yanpar-Yelken, Tugba; Sancar-Tokmak, Hatice – Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2018
This study aims to compare the social presence and motivation of students taking a database II course using either the virtual world Second Life (SL) or the Enocta learning management system (LMS)/Adobe Connect. The study group consisted of 60 undergraduate sophomore students enrolled in a fully online computer programming program. Students were…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Programming, Experimental Groups, Control Groups
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Peck, Larry; Stefaniak, Jill E.; Shah, Smruti J. – Quarterly Review of Distance Education, 2018
This study surveyed 113 undergraduate and graduate distance education students at 2 U.S. universities using the Motivated Strategies for Learning Questionnaire (MSLQ). The MSLQ is an 81-item, self-report instrument designed to measure study participants' motivational orientations and their use of different learning strategies. The motivational…
Descriptors: Correlation, Distance Education, Learning Strategies, Questionnaires
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Nielsen, Tine – Cogent Education, 2018
The study is a first validity study investigating the psychometric properties of the Danish translation of the intrinsic and extrinsic motivation subscales of the Motivated Strategies for Learning Questionnaire in a higher education context. Rasch family measurement models were employed emphasizing unidimensionality, local independence of items,…
Descriptors: Student Motivation, Incentives, Questionnaires, Learning Strategies
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Xiong, Junmei; Qin, Yi; Gao, Miaomiao; Hai, Man – School Psychology International, 2017
By incorporating psychopathology and subjective well-being (SWB), the dual-factor model of mental health (DFM) can comprehensively measure psychological health. We examined the utility of the DFM among 1,293 Chinese adolescents (Grades 7-12). Furthermore, we examined the dynamics of mental health group membership via a two-wave longitudinal study…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Longitudinal Studies, Mental Health, Adolescents
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Lee, Jumi; Turner, Jeannine – Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 2017
This study investigated the influence of pre-service teachers' (n = 142) perceived endogenous/exogenous instrumentality, goal commitment, and intrinsic/extrinsic motivation on their use of self-regulation strategies (effort regulation, management of time and study environment) for their teacher-education courses. Data were drawn from a customised…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Student Motivation, Preservice Teacher Education, Multiple Regression Analysis
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Park, Sanghoon; Yun, Heoncheol – Distance Education, 2017
This study examines the relationships between students' academic levels, the use of motivational regulation strategies, and cognitive learning strategies. A total of 141 undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in online distance courses participated in the study. The findings show that students use different motivational regulation strategies…
Descriptors: Student Motivation, College Students, Online Courses, Distance Education
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List, Alexandra; Nadasen, Denise – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2017
Motivation and self-regulation were examined in a sample of community college transfer students enrolled in a 4-year, online university. The relation between motivation and self-regulation and students' performance was examined, as was the association between these learner characteristics (i.e., motivation and self-regulation) and sociodemographic…
Descriptors: College Transfer Students, Two Year Colleges, Two Year College Students, Community Colleges
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Daniel, Sarah R.; Jordan, Michelle E. – Active Learning in Higher Education, 2017
Working in collaborative groups has been shown to have beneficial outcomes; however, these benefits are linked to the quality of group member interactions. "Heedful interrelating," which entails interacting with sensitivity to the task at hand while paying attention to how one's actions affect overall team functioning, is theorized to be…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Teamwork, Mixed Methods Research, Metacognition
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Lange, Chris; Costley, Jamie – International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, 2017
Online instructors need to avoid unclear and confusing explanations of content, which can reduce the quality of learning. Extraneous load is reflective of poor instruction, in that it directs student effort towards processing information that does not contribute to learning. However, students may be able to manage poor instruction through effort…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Online Courses, Student Surveys
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Cho, Moon-Heum; Yoo, Jin Soung – Interactive Learning Environments, 2017
Many researchers who are interested in studying students' online self-regulated learning (SRL) have heavily relied on self-reported surveys. Data mining is an alternative technique that can be used to discover students' SRL patterns from large data logs saved on a course management system. The purpose of this study was to identify students' online…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Self Management, Active Learning, Data Analysis
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