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Hervás Torres, Mirian; Fernández Martín, Francisco D.; Arco Tirado, José Luis; Miñaca Laprida, María Isabel – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2017
Introduction: The low productivity that prevailing in recent years in Higher Education requires urgently institutional responses aimed to improving quality of university education contributing to the development among students of key competences for lifelong learning. In this sense, the aim of this research was to explore the effects of an…
Descriptors: Service Learning, College Students, Quasiexperimental Design, Pretests Posttests
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Ramirez-Dorantes, Maria del Carmen; Canto y Rodriguez, Jose Enrique; Bueno-Alvarez, Jose Antonio; Echazarreta-Moreno, Alejandro – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2013
Introduction: The "Motivated Strategies for Learning Questionnaire" (MSLQ) is a self-report instrument designed to assess students' motivation and learning strategies (cognitive, meta-cognitive, and resource management). In the present study, we focused on translate, adapt and validate the MSLQ to Mexican educational context. Method: The…
Descriptors: Psychometrics, Test Validity, Questionnaires, College Students
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Papantoniou, Georgia; Moraitou, Despina; Katsadima, Effie; Dinou, Magda – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2010
Introduction: The present study examined the effect of action control (i.e., disengagement, initiative, and persistence) and dispositional hope (i.e., pathways thought, and agency thinking) on self-regulated learning strategy use (i.e., cognitive, metacognitive, and resource management) and course achievement. Method: A total of 275 undergraduate…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Academic Persistence, Learning Strategies, Measures (Individuals)
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Garcia-Ros, Rafael; Perez, Francisco; Talaya, Isabel – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2008
Introduction: The main objective of this study is to analyze the dimensions which underlie new university students' preferences for instructional methods, and how these preferences relate to their learning styles and motivational strategies. Method: The sample consisted of 158 students in their first year of teacher training at the University of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cognitive Style, Learning Processes, Preservice Teacher Education