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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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Heller, Monica L.; Cassady, Jerrell C. – Journal of College Student Retention: Research, Theory & Practice, 2017
The current study explored the differential influences that behavioral learning strategies (i.e., cognitive-metacognitive, resource management), motivational profiles, and academic anxiety appraisals have on college-level learners in two unique learning contexts. Using multivariate analysis of variance and discriminant analysis, the study first…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, College Students, Universities
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Hauk, Shandy; Matlen, Bryan J. – Grantee Submission, 2017
This is an extended conference proceedings report [Long Paper] based on a shorter contributed report at the same conference. A variety of computerized learning platforms exist. In mathematics, most include sets of problems to complete. Feedback to users ranges from a single word like "Correct!" to offers of hints and partially- to…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Community Colleges, College Mathematics
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Bol, Linda; Campbell, Karen D. Y.; Perez, Tony; Yen, Cherng-Jyh – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2016
The effects of training in self-regulation on metacognition and math achievement were investigated. The participants were 116 community college students enrolled in developmental math courses. Students enrolled in 16 classrooms were randomly assigned to the treatment and control groups. Participants in the treatment group completed four…
Descriptors: Two Year College Students, Community Colleges, Metacognition, Self Management
Koukounas, Susan M. – ProQuest LLC, 2016
The purpose of this study was to investigate whether high student accountability and formative assessment affected student motivation, learning and resource management strategies, and achievement in developmental algebra I. The setting was a fifteen-week semester at a community college in suburban New York. Two sections of developmental algebra I…
Descriptors: Accountability, Formative Evaluation, Student Motivation, Academic Achievement
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Mahlberg, Jamie – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2015
This research examined the influence formative self-assessment had on first/second year community college student self-regulatory practices. Previous research has shown that the ability to regulate one's learning activities can improve performance in college classes, and it has long been known that the use of formative assessment improves…
Descriptors: Formative Evaluation, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Community Colleges, Metacognition
Simon, Rebecca A.; Aulls, Mark W.; Dedic, Helena; Hubbard, Kyle; Hall, Nathan C. – Canadian Journal of Education, 2015
To address continually decreasing enrollment and rising attrition in post-secondary STEM degree (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) programs, particularly for women, the present study examines the utility of motivation and emotion variables to account for persistence and achievement in science in male and female students…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Academic Persistence, Student Motivation, Emotional Response
Clauson-Sells, Heather N. – ProQuest LLC, 2014
This study examines the relationships between acculturation, academic self-efficacy and academic achievement of international college students in the United States during the 2013-2014 academic year. The subjects were 83 international students from 17 different countries- 36 students were enrolled full-time in community college level English…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Self Efficacy, Foreign Students, College Students
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Liu, Woon Chia; Wang, Chee Keng John; Kee, Ying Hwa; Koh, Caroline; Lim, Boon San Coral; Chua, Lilian – Educational Psychology, 2014
The development of effective self-regulated learning strategies is of interest to educationalists. In this paper, we examine inherent individual difference in self-regulated learning based on Motivated Learning for Learning Questionnaire (MLSQ) using the cluster analytic approach and examine cluster difference in terms of self-determination theory…
Descriptors: Two Year College Students, Undergraduate Students, Student Motivation, Learning Strategies
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Hu, Haihong; Driscoll, Marcy P. – Educational Technology & Society, 2013
A mixed-methods study was conducted to examine the effects of self-regulated learning (SRL) strategy training on learners' achievement, motivation and strategy use in a web-enhanced College Success course at a community college in southeast US. It was found that training assisted with students' overall course performance and accomplishment of…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Community Colleges, Electronic Learning, Teaching Methods
Simon, Nicole A. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
Virtual laboratory experiments using interactive computer simulations are not being employed as viable alternatives to laboratory science curriculum at extensive enough rates within higher education. Rote traditional lab experiments are currently the norm and are not addressing inquiry, Critical Thinking, and cognition throughout the laboratory…
Descriptors: Computer Simulation, Computer Uses in Education, Science Laboratories, Teaching Methods
Campbell, Karen D. Y. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
The effects of training in self-regulation on metacognition and math achievement were investigated in this study. The moderator effect of gender, age and ethnicity on the relationships between training and the outcomes of metacognition and math achievement were also explored. The participants for this study were 116 community college students…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Learning Strategies, Metacognition
Mahlberg, Jamie Lynn – ProQuest LLC, 2013
This study examined the hypothesis that mastery orientation would increase for college students enrolled in courses that incorporated self-assessment. Early in the spring 2013 semester, 216 community college students enrolled in 16 different general education and developmental courses volunteered to participate and completed a demographic/goal…
Descriptors: Self Evaluation (Individuals), Formative Evaluation, Learning Strategies, Questionnaires
Parlett, Deborah K. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
Student motivation is a key factor in determining whether college students are successful in their academic careers and, ultimately their professional careers. Motivation is an internal drive within a person to move to action to complete a task. Student motivation encompasses self-regulation, determination, and efficacy. It is important for…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Student Motivation, Curriculum Development, Nursing Students
Nordstrom, Donna E. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
The purpose of this study was to address the gap in the current literature on community college students in basic math courses by examining motivational, parental and cultural factors as predictors of achievement and persistence of students enrolled in basic skills mathematics courses at a community college. More specifically, this study…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, College Mathematics, Two Year College Students, Parent Influence
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