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Hartanto, Andree; Yang, Hwajin – Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 2019
Prior research suggesting that longer bilingual experience benefits inhibitory control and monitoring has been criticized for a lack of control over confounding variables. We addressed this issue by using a propensity-score matching procedure that enabled us to match early and late bilinguals on 18 confounding variables--for example, demographic…
Descriptors: Bilingualism, Inhibition, Metacognition, Immigrants
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Oh, Jae Eun; Ho, Jeffrey C. F.; Shaw, Chris; Chan, Justin – World Journal of Education, 2018
Motivating students in creative media courses can be a challenge due to the demand for creativity which is hard to be taught. Hence, motivation needs to be re-identified and re-addressed for the creative disciplines. Conventionally, creative media courses adopt the studio-based learning, and with this unique dynamic teaching approach, students are…
Descriptors: Student Motivation, Creativity, Personal Autonomy, Peer Relationship
Retnowati, Endah, Ed.; Suprapto, Ed.; Jerusalem, Mohammad Adam, Ed.; Sugiyarto, Kristian, Ed.; Wagiran, Ed. – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2018
This proceedings volume of InCoTEPD 2018 covers many ideas for handling a wide variety of challenging issues in the field of education. The outstanding ideas dealing with these issues result in innovation of the system. There are many innovation strategies resulting from recent research that are discussed in this book. These strategies will become…
Descriptors: Educational Innovation, Knowledge Level, Skill Development, Vocational Education
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Yilmaz, Ercan; Sahin, Mehmet; Turgut, Mehmet – Journal of Education and Practice, 2017
In this study, the variables having impact on the student motivation have been analyzed based on the articles, conference papers, master's theses and doctoral dissertations published in the years 2000-2017. A total of 165 research papers were selected for the research material and the data were collected through qualitative research techniques…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Student Motivation, Literature Reviews
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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
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Shankararaman, Venky; Ducrot, Joelle – Education and Information Technologies, 2016
A number of engineering education programs have defined learning outcomes and course-level competencies, and conducted assessments at the program level to determine areas for continuous improvement. However, many of these programs have not implemented a comprehensive competency framework to support the actual delivery and assessment of an…
Descriptors: Instructional Improvement, Program Implementation, Models, Competence
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Racicot, Bernadette M.; Ferry, Diane L. – Journal of Educational Issues, 2016
The current study used a time-lagged design to examine the effects of Metacognitive and Motivational Cultural Intelligence (CQ) prior to studying abroad on the experiential behavior of students during their study abroad trip and their future interest in work and study abroad opportunities. Using Hayes' conditional process analysis, results…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Student Motivation, Cultural Awareness, Study Abroad
Schoenfeld, Gregg – Graduate Management Admission Council, 2015
This 2015 "mba.com Prospective Students Survey Report" explores the motivations, career goals, preferred program types, financial choices, decision time lines, and intended study destinations of individuals interested in pursuing a graduate management education. Findings analyzed in the report represent responses from nearly 12,000…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Business Administration Education, College Admission, Graduate Study
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Tham, Raymond; Tham, Lesley – International Journal on E-Learning, 2014
The Internet Generation today is accustomed to multi-tasking, graphics, fun, and fantasy. Educators are finding it challenging to engage and motivate students with the traditional mode of teaching. They are increasingly seeking to tap the potential of game-based learning to engage and motivate learners. Game-based learning is also catching on in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Games, Higher Education, College Students
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Jung, Insung; Seongyoun, Hong – International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning, 2014
Research indicates that distance education (DE) students regard learner support systems as the key element in quality provision. This study sought to identify the key concerns of Asian DE students regarding support provision in different types of DE and dual-mode providers and formulate a student support model which took account of gender issues.…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Asians, Student Attitudes, Online Surveys
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Rahim, Noor Faridah A. – Education for Information, 2013
A collaborative and knowledge sharing virtual activity on "Second Life" using a learner-centred teaching methodology was initiated between Temasek Polytechnic and The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (HK PolyU) in the October 2011 semester. This paper highlights the author's experience in designing and implementing this e-learning…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cooperation, Knowledge Management, Sharing Behavior
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Jabbar, Khalid Bin Abdul; Ong, Alex; Choy, Jeanette; Lim, Lisa – Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2013
This study examined the use of authentic experiential-based videos in self-explanation activities on 32 polytechnic students' learning and motivation, using a mixed method quasi-experimental design. The control group analysed a set of six pre-recorded videos of a subject performing the standing broad jump (SBJ). The experimental group captured…
Descriptors: Quasiexperimental Design, Experiential Learning, Video Technology, Intervention
International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2012
The IADIS CELDA 2012 Conference intention was to address the main issues concerned with evolving learning processes and supporting pedagogies and applications in the digital age. There had been advances in both cognitive psychology and computing that have affected the educational arena. The convergence of these two disciplines is increasing at a…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Persistence, Academic Support Services, Access to Computers
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Chung, Siyoung – Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 2012
Wikipedia, the free online encyclopedia, is the preferred choice among resources used by college students to meet their research needs. However, Wikipedia has been criticized for its low information quality, lack of accountability, inconsistency, and vulnerability to vandalism. Despite the warnings and concerns voiced by academia, online learning…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Web Sites, Electronic Publishing, Web 2.0 Technologies
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Hew, Khe Foon; Cheung, Wing Sum – Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2012
Facebook has become one of the most popular social network sites among many students. However, current research on Facebook use has focused mainly on Anglo-American students. Relatively little is known about Facebook use in Singapore. Data were collected from 83 students (ages ranged from 15 to 23). This study uses a naturalistic case study…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Networks, Web Sites, Role
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