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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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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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Lee, John Chi Kin; Wan, Zhi Hong; Hui, Sammy King Fai; Ko, Po Yuk – Journal of Educational Research, 2019
Self-regulated learning has been one of the important areas in educational research. The authors adopted structural equation modeling to explore and compare the impacts of three aspects of self-regulatory climate (i.e., academic emphasis, teacher trust, and student trust) on three features of self-regulated learning (i.e., self-efficacy, intrinsic…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Structural Equation Models, Comparative Analysis, Self Efficacy
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Veenman, Marcel V. J.; van Cleef, Dorit – ZDM: The International Journal on Mathematics Education, 2019
Various instruments for assessing metacognitive skills and strategy use exist. Off-line self-reports are questionnaires and interviews administered either before or after task performance, while on-line measures are gathered during task performance through thinking aloud or observation. Multi-method studies in reading have shown that off-line…
Descriptors: Learning Strategies, Questionnaires, Observation, Protocol Analysis
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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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Valencia-Vallejo, Nilson; López-Vargas, Omar; Sanabria-Rodríguez, Luis – Journal of Educators Online, 2018
The present research studies the effects of motivational scaffolding that favor self-efficacy and improve learning achievement in students with different cognitive styles in the Field Dependence/Independence (FDI) dimension, when they interact in an e-learning environment on mathematics. The research has an experimental design with two groups and…
Descriptors: Scaffolding (Teaching Technique), Electronic Learning, Self Efficacy, Cognitive Style
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Lodewyk, Ken R.; Bracco, Elizabeth – ICHPER-SD Journal of Research, 2018
Two weeks into a new academic school year, a physical education (PE) class of 25 grade nine girls completed a survey relative to their previous PE experiences. Following the completion of a six-lesson territorial games unit using the six-step teaching game for understanding (TGfU) model taught by a guest certified female teacher with TGfU…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Females, Educational Games, Physical Education
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Hayward, Lorna; Ventura, Susan; Schuldt, Hilary; Donlan, Pamela – College Teaching, 2018
Faculty engage in "pedagogical solitude," in which they plan, teach, and assess their work alone. To optimize teaching environments and learning outcomes, students can serve as "student pedagogical teams" (SPT) and provide feedback on instructor performance, course structure, and content. Using self-determination theory, this…
Descriptors: Learning Strategies, Questionnaires, Self Determination, Metacognition
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Lin, Yen-Ting; Tseng, Yu-Ming; Lee, Yi-Sheng; Wang, Tz-Chi; Tsai, Shu-I; Yi, Yun-Jhih – Educational Technology & Society, 2018
Recently, the development of local cultural features and tourism has become important in Taiwan. To support local cultural education, relevant studies have developed outdoor learning approaches and integrated mobile technology to connect real-world and digital-world learning resources. Nevertheless, the above-mentioned developments are usually…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Games, Cultural Influences, Tourism
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Abu, Nese Kutlu; Gökdere, Murat – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2018
The purpose of this study is to examine whether the Grid Model practices affect students' motivation for self-regulation. In the study, quasi-experimental research design with pre-test/post-test control group was used. This study was conducted with a total of 74 students from 4th grade students in different primary schools in Amasya. Motivated…
Descriptors: Individualized Instruction, Student Motivation, Science Curriculum, Self Management
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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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Leighton, Jacqueline P.; Bustos Gómez, María Clara – Educational Psychology, 2018
Formative assessments and feedback are vital to enhancing learning outcomes but require that learners feel at ease identifying their errors, and receiving feedback from a trusted source--teachers. An experimental test of a new theoretical framework was conducted to cultivate a pedagogical alliance to enhance students' (a) trust in the teacher, (b)…
Descriptors: Trust (Psychology), Well Being, Error Patterns, Formative Evaluation
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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Morshedian, Mahboobeh; Hemmati, Fatemeh; Sotoudehnama, Elaheh – Reading & Writing Quarterly, 2017
This study examined whether training English as a foreign language (EFL) learners in a self-regulated learning (SRL) model could help them develop the ability to self-regulate their reading in English and whether their proficiency level could moderate the efficacy of self-regulation training. Two experimental groups received instruction in…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Independent Study, Reading Skills
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