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Chang, Chiung-Sui; Chen, Jui-Fa; Chen, Fei-Ling – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2015
In an educational environment, instructors would always think of ways to provide students with motivational learning materials and efficient learning strategies. Hence, many researchers have proposed that students' problem-solving ability enhances their learning. Problem-solving ability plays an important role for users in dealing with problems…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Freshmen, Computer Science Education, Problem Solving
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Walton, Justin D. – Administrative Issues Journal: Connecting Education, Practice, and Research, 2018
Communication teachers have long been concerned with the development of students' oral communication competencies. Regrettably, public speaking remains one of the most feared communicative contexts. Though there has been extensive interest in cognitive/behavioral strategies for alleviating communication apprehension, there has been surprisingly…
Descriptors: Humanistic Education, Public Speaking, Speech Instruction, Teaching Methods
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Sun, Jerry Chih-Yuan; Oh, Youn Joo; Seli, Helena; Jung, Matthew – Journal of At-Risk Issues, 2017
The purpose of this study was to explore the motivational characteristics and learning behaviors affecting at-risk college students. To explore how motivation and learning behaviors are related to academic achievement, the relationships between (a) self-efficacy; (b) learning and study strategy indicators; and (c) academic outcomes were assessed.…
Descriptors: At Risk Students, Outcomes of Education, College Freshmen, Prediction
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Sahin, Muhittin; Yurdugül, Halil – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2017
Learning analytics primarily deals with the optimization of learning environments and the ultimate goal of learning analytics is to improve learning and teaching efficiency. Studies on learning analytics seem to have been made in the form of adaptation engine and intervention engine. Adaptation engine studies are quite widespread, but intervention…
Descriptors: Models, Intervention, Semi Structured Interviews, Electronic Learning
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Ocak, Gurbuz; Yamac, Ahmet – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2013
The aim of current study was to examine predictor and explanatory relationships between fifth graders' self-regulated learning strategies, motivational beliefs, attitudes towards mathematics, and academic achievement. The study was conducted on a sample of 204 students studying in the primary schools of Afyonkarahisar province. Motivated…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Grade 5, Elementary School Students, Correlation
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Horsley, Jenny; Moeed, Azra – Science Education International, 2018
A decline in the number of students opting to study science in high school is a matter of international concern, particularly in relation to students who demonstrate high academic ability in science. These high-ability students have the potential to be the innovators and leaders of the future. There is a paucity of research that provides insight…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Science Instruction, High Achievement, Secondary School Students
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Farrell, James; Hardin, Cindy – Journal of Instructional Pedagogies, 2014
With the rapid growth in online MBA programs, many traditional schools are seeking ways to differentiate their course offerings to avoid them becoming commoditized by the market. For some institutions this involves pulling away from traditional course offerings, and moving towards cross-disciplinary offerings. For many faculty members, this can be…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Behavioral Objectives, Interdisciplinary Approach, Educational Environment
Alkharusi, Hussain – Online Submission, 2013
The present study aims at deriving correlational models of students' perceptions of assessment tasks, motivational orientations, and learning strategies using canonical analyses. Data were collected from 198 Omani tenth grade students. Results showed that high degrees of authenticity and transparency in assessment were associated with positive…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Grade 10, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Alkharusi, Hussain – International Journal of Instruction, 2013
The present study aims at deriving correlational models of students' perceptions of assessment tasks, motivational orientations, and learning strategies using canonical analyses. Data were collected from 198 Omani tenth grade students. Results showed that high degrees of authenticity and transparency in assessment were associated with positive…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Grade 10, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Sutantoputri, Novita W.; Watt, Helen M. G. – International Journal of Higher Education, 2012
Relationships between cultural factors (ethnicity and religiosity) and dimensions of students' attributions for their success and failure (locus of control, stability, personal control and external control), along with motivational goals (learning, performance approach, performance avoidance, and work avoidance), self-efficacy, intelligence…
Descriptors: Motivation, Attribution Theory, College Students, Ethnicity
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Ada, Elif Nilay; Cetinkalp, Zisan Kazak; Altiparmak, M. Ersin; Asci, F. Hülya – Asian Journal of Education and Training, 2018
The purpose of this study was to determine the role of perceived motivational climate and situational motivation levels on dispositional flow in physical education classes. 242 boys (M[subscript age] = 13.38; SD = 0.95) and 251 girls (M[subscript age] = 13.27; SD = 0.88) a total of 493 secondary school students (M[subscript age] = 13.32; SD =…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Motivation, Secondary School Students, Questionnaires
K., Abdul Gafoor; Kurukkan, Abidha – Online Submission, 2016
Self-regulated learning is identified as a fruitful learning strategy as evidenced from the increase in the number of researches in academic self-regulation since year 2000. Knowing to manage one's own learning is helpful in attaining the goals. This analysis of literature on self-regulated learning focuses on the factors that affect…
Descriptors: Independent Study, Learning Strategies, Learning Motivation, Mathematics Education
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Eryilmaz, Ali; Aypay, Ahmet – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2016
The purpose of this study is to describe the motivational factors of pre-service teachers' school-based learning. The study group comprised of 99 pre-service teachers in Eskisehir, Turkey. 53 of them (19 males and 34 females) were history teachers; and 46 of them (25 males and 22 females) were mathematics pre-service teachers. Data was collected…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Learning Motivation
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Liu, Liangxing – English Language Teaching, 2016
This study mainly investigates the motivational characteristics of Chinese college students learning English for Specific Purposes (ESP). By critically examining and comparing Gardner's (1985) Integrative-Instrumental model and the Self-determination Theory (SDT) by Deci and Ryan(1985), the researcher finds out that the latter one is more…
Descriptors: College Students, Foreign Countries, Student Motivation, English for Special Purposes
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Tanriseven, Isil; Dilmac, Bulent – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2013
The purpose of this study was to investigate the exploratory and predictive relationships between secondary school students' human values and their motivational beliefs and self-regulated learning strategies and thus to test the relevant model was developed. A correlational filed study was used in this research. The sample of the research…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Values, Beliefs
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