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Valencia-Vallejo, Nilson; López-Vargas, Omar; Sanabria-Rodríguez, Luis – Journal of Educators Online, 2018
The present research studies the effects of motivational scaffolding that favor self-efficacy and improve learning achievement in students with different cognitive styles in the Field Dependence/Independence (FDI) dimension, when they interact in an e-learning environment on mathematics. The research has an experimental design with two groups and…
Descriptors: Scaffolding (Teaching Technique), Electronic Learning, Self Efficacy, Cognitive Style
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Arco-Tirado, José L.; Fernández-Martín, Francisco D.; Hernández-Moreno, Nuria – International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, 2018
The purpose of this study was to demonstrate the effectiveness of a Bilingual Mentors Program to develop cognitive, non-cognitive or second language skills on senior and freshmen university students, respectively, from two different Degrees at the University of Granada (Spain). Two Degrees were involved in this project, English Studies provided…
Descriptors: Mentors, Teacher Education, Second Language Learning, Program Effectiveness
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Hayward, Lorna; Ventura, Susan; Schuldt, Hilary; Donlan, Pamela – College Teaching, 2018
Faculty engage in "pedagogical solitude," in which they plan, teach, and assess their work alone. To optimize teaching environments and learning outcomes, students can serve as "student pedagogical teams" (SPT) and provide feedback on instructor performance, course structure, and content. Using self-determination theory, this…
Descriptors: Learning Strategies, Questionnaires, Self Determination, Metacognition
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Kincal, Remzi Y.; Ozan, Ceyhun – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2018
The aim of the study is to investigate the effects of formative assessment on prospective teachers' academic achievement, attitudes towards educational measurement and self-regulation skills. In the study, quasi-experimental design including non-equivalent pre-test and post-test control group. There are 40 prospective teachers in each one of the…
Descriptors: Formative Evaluation, Preservice Teachers, Academic Achievement, Student Attitudes
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Tsai, Chia-Wen; Shen, Pei-Di; Chiang, I-Chun; Chen, Wen-Yu; Chen, Yi-Fen – Interactive Learning Environments, 2018
The application of online learning and educational technologies in higher education has changed teaching methods, the channels of delivering learning materials, and modes of communication between teachers and students. This study is aimed to improve learning effects and investigate, via quasi-experiments, the effects of web-mediated…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Web Based Instruction, Cooperative Learning
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Vrieling, Emmy; Stijnen, Sjef; Bastiaens, Theo – Teaching in Higher Education, 2018
Many recent studies have stressed the importance of teacher candidates' (TCs) self-regulated learning (SRL) skills for successful learning. Because of the promising consequences of SRL for academic performance, teacher educators (TEs) are encouraged to increase TCs' SRL opportunities in educational programs. Because of the difficulty and…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Preservice Teachers, Academic Achievement, Correlation
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Ozonur, Mesut; Yanpar-Yelken, Tugba; Sancar-Tokmak, Hatice – Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2018
This study aims to compare the social presence and motivation of students taking a database II course using either the virtual world Second Life (SL) or the Enocta learning management system (LMS)/Adobe Connect. The study group consisted of 60 undergraduate sophomore students enrolled in a fully online computer programming program. Students were…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Programming, Experimental Groups, Control Groups
Kindel, Heather Rae – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The purpose of this research study was to investigate the effects of teaching a mindfulness curriculum to graduate physical therapy (PT) students in the classroom. The researcher investigated two research questions. How does training PT graduate students in mindfulness strategies affect self-regulation, stress management, and trait mindfulness in…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Physical Therapy, Intervention, Stress Management
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Sas, Magdalena; Bendixen, Lisa D.; Crippen, Kent J.; Saddler, Sterling – Journal of College Science Teaching, 2017
Online discussions have become inherent components of both face-to-face and distance education college courses, yet they often fail to provide much benefit to students' learning outcomes. One reason behind this phenomenon is the lack of or inadequate scaffolding or guidance provided to students when participating on asynchronous discussion boards.…
Descriptors: Health Sciences, Science Instruction, College Science, Concept Mapping
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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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Bolkan, San; Goodboy, Alan K.; Myers, Scott A. – Communication Education, 2017
This study examined two effective teaching behaviors traditionally considered by instructional communication scholars to associate positively with students' academic experiences: instructor clarity and immediacy. Our study situated these teaching behaviors in a conditional process model that integrated two key assumptions about student learning:…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Behavior, Teaching Styles, Learner Engagement
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Engin, Gizem; Dikbayir, Ahmet; Genç, Salih Zeki – Educational Policy Analysis and Strategic Research, 2017
The research was carried out with 41 people educated in Ege University, Faculty of Education, Social Studies Teacher Training Department during the fall semester of 2015-2016 academic year. Quasi-experimental design was used in the study. Within the scope of the research, prospective teachers were taught learning strategies lasting for ten weeks.…
Descriptors: Learning Strategies, Critical Thinking, Help Seeking, Time Management
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Wibrowski, Connie R.; Matthews, Wendy K.; Kitsantas, Anastasia – Journal of College Student Retention: Research, Theory & Practice, 2017
The purpose of this longitudinal study was to assess the impact of the Skills Learning Support Program (SLSP) aimed to support entering first-generation college students' motivational beliefs, use of self-regulatory strategies, and academic achievement. The study included 137 students from ethnically diverse cultural backgrounds who were in need…
Descriptors: First Generation College Students, Student Motivation, Academic Achievement, Longitudinal Studies
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Cho, Moon-Heum; Lim, Seongmi; Lee, Kyeonghwa – Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2017
Students often complain about unsatisfactory experiences resulting from disproportionate contributions to collaborative projects. To improve the experience, we applied regulation theory to design a process to document regulation on a blog and examined whether such documentation enhanced students' self-regulation and co-regulation skills while…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Metacognition, Electronic Publishing, Collaborative Writing
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Bowering, Elizabeth R.; Mills, Joanne; Merritt, Allison – Canadian Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2017
It is well known that university students with ineffective learning strategies and low motivation are at risk for lowered grades and stress. Given the needs of these students, Mount St. Vincent University developed the Student Success Course (SSC), a 14-week intervention that offers instruction in learning strategies, selfmanagement, and…
Descriptors: Learning Strategies, At Risk Students, Questionnaires, Undergraduate Students
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