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Tetteh, Godson Ayertei – Journal of International Education in Business, 2016
Purpose: This paper aims to clarify the relationship between the student's study time and the learning process in the higher education system by adapting the total quality management (TQM) principles-process approach. Contrary to Deming's (1982) constancy of purpose to improve the learning process, some students in higher education postpone their…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Business Administration Education, Business Schools
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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
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Tlhoaele, Malefyane; Suhre, Cor; Hofman, Adriaan – European Journal of Engineering Education, 2016
Cooperative learning may improve students' motivation, understanding of course concepts, and academic performance. This study therefore enhanced a cooperative, group-project learning technique with technology resources to determine whether doing so improved students' deep learning and performance. A sample of 118 engineering students, randomly…
Descriptors: Technology Uses in Education, Comprehension, Academic Achievement, Cooperative Learning
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Yong, Darryl; Levy, Rachel; Lape, Nancy – PRIMUS, 2015
Flipped classrooms have the potential to improve student learning and metacognitive skills as a result of increased time for active learning and group work and student control over pacing, when compared with traditional lecture-based courses. We are currently running a 4-year controlled study to examine the impact of flipping an Introductory…
Descriptors: College Mathematics, Mathematics Instruction, Blended Learning, Educational Technology
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Simunich, Bethany; Robins, David B.; Kelly, Valerie – American Journal of Distance Education, 2015
This study investigated whether "findability," an aspect of usability, is an important component in student perceptions of/satisfaction with online courses and, as such, should be considered more heavily in online course design. Using standard usability testing measures, such as eye-tracking, time-on-task, and think-alouds, participants…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Student Attitudes, Student Motivation, Self Efficacy
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Zhonggen, Yu; Liu, Chang – International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education, 2014
Use of Clickers in classroom teaching and learning has become growingly popular in USA. This study aims to identify whether use of Clickers in college English class can improve learners' English proficiency and enhance students' awareness of metacognition compared with traditional multimedia aided pedagogy in Malaysian contexts. By comparing the…
Descriptors: Audience Response Systems, Metacognition, Outcomes of Education, College English
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
Ahmad, Khuloud Nasser – ProQuest LLC, 2012
A reexamination of the traditional instruction of introductory computer science (CS) courses is becoming a necessity. Introductory CS courses tend to have high attrition rates and low success rates. In many universities, the CS department suffered from low enrollment for several years compared to other majors. Multiple studies have linked these…
Descriptors: Computer Oriented Programs, Computer Science Education, Introductory Courses, Nonmajors
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Arsal, Zeki – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2010
This study examined the effect of diaries on self-regulation strategies of the pre-service science teachers. The participants of the study were 60 pre-service science teachers, 30 of which were in the experimental and the remaining 30 were in the control group. The Pintrich's self-regulation model was taken as a basis in the study. The Pintrich's…
Descriptors: Experimental Groups, Control Groups, Time Management, Learning Strategies