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Yilmaz, Ramazan; Yurdugül, Halil – Journal of Computing in Higher Education, 2018
The purpose of this study is to find out the level of cyberloafing behaviors of the students in information technologies (IT) classrooms; and to examine the relationship between cyberloafing behaviors and the psycho-social perceptions, attitudes and motivation for the courses and learning strategies. Correlational method was utilized; and…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Student Behavior, Correlation
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Nikolou, Stamatina; Darra, Maria – International Education Studies, 2018
The main objective of this study is to explore how podcasting can be implemented as a supportive technological tool in teaching English as a Second Language. To this aim, the field experiment research was conducted. The study was carried out in a total of 28 pupils of the first grade of high school at an educational institution on Rhodes, Greece…
Descriptors: Handheld Devices, Audio Equipment, Information Dissemination, Secondary Education
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Hughes, Christopher; Costley, Jamie; Lange, Christopher – Interactive Technology and Smart Education, 2018
Purpose: The paper aims to examine the effect of levels of self-regulated effort (SRE) and levels of cognitive load on the watching and completing of video lectures used as the main source of instruction in online learning environments. Design/methodology/approach: A survey provided data on the students' engagement with video lectures, their level…
Descriptors: Self Management, Difficulty Level, Video Technology, Lecture Method
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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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Tetteh, Godson Ayertei – Journal of International Education in Business, 2018
Purpose: This paper aims to investigate the relationship between the student's class attendance and learning strategies that will influence Bloom et al. (1956) learning outcome or performance. Design/methodology/approach: Data were collected from undergraduate students in their final year. Student identification number was subsequently matched to…
Descriptors: College Seniors, Attendance Patterns, Learning Strategies, Outcomes of Education
Pickett, Shannon Dianne – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Over the past 2 decades, the number of adult learners seeking an online education has dramatically increased, but student retention and degree completion rates for adult students are lower than those of other student populations. Research has shown that adult learners working full time achieve at higher levels than adult learners who are not…
Descriptors: Adult Students, Electronic Learning, Work Attitudes, Motivation
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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
Perry, Justin C.; Fisher, Alexandra L.; Caemmerer, Jacqueline M.; Keith, Timothy Z.; Poklar, Ashley E. – Youth & Society, 2018
Self-regulation is a well-known construct in educational and psychological research, as it is often related to academic success and well-being. Drawing from criticisms of a lack of context applied to the investigation of this construct, the current study examined the multi-dimensional role of social support (teachers, parents, peers) and coping…
Descriptors: Social Support Groups, Coping, Self Management, Independent Study
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Zeichner, Orit – Journal of Educational Technology, 2018
This paper deals with the field of "feedback intervention" in a distance learning environment. The study examines the influences of two types of feedback: cognitive content-oriented feedback designed to meet the student's cognitive needs relating to the curriculum, and non-cognitive feedback that refers to motivational-affective aspects…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Academic Achievement, Distance Education, Student Motivation
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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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Uçar, F. Melike; Sungur, Semra – Research in Science & Technological Education, 2017
Background: Numerous studies have been conducted to investigate the factors related to science achievement. In these studies, the classroom goal structure perceptions, engagement, and self-efficacy of the students have emerged as important factors to be examined in relation to students' science achievement. Purpose: This study examines the…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Learner Engagement, Science Achievement, Goal Orientation
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Heller, Monica L.; Cassady, Jerrell C. – Journal of The First-Year Experience & Students in Transition, 2017
The current study explored the impact of internal and external barriers (e.g., academic anxiety, employment) that place subgroups of college students at risk for academic failure in the first year. The mitigating potential of academic resource management strategies (e.g., time-study environment) was also examined. In a sample of 885 first-semester…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, College Freshmen, Barriers
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Spedding, Jason; Hawkes, Amy J.; Burgess, Matthew – Psychology Learning and Teaching, 2017
The initial year of university is often a sensitive period for new students. Commencing students may lack the necessary skills and resources to adapt to unfamiliar learning environments. One intervention demonstrating academic benefits is Peer Assisted Study Sessions (PASS). PASS is a structured peer led study group where students collectively…
Descriptors: College Freshmen, Attendance, Self Efficacy, Student Adjustment
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