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Mascia, Maria Lidia; Agus, Mirian; Zanetti, Maria Assunta; Pessa, Eliano; Penna, Maria Pietronilla – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2016
This study analyzes the possible influences of some individual variables related with the attendance of specific online laboratory activities on the academic retention and achievement of a group of freshmen attending the first year of the Bachelor of Education. Online platforms allowed students both to use a supporting network and autonomously…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Freshmen, Bachelors Degrees, School Holding Power
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Çetin, Baris – Contemporary Issues in Education Research, 2015
Our aim was to determine whether learning approaches and academic motivation together predict academic success of classroom teaching students. The sample of the study included 536 students (386 female, 150 male) studying at the Classroom Teaching Division of Canakkale 18 Mart University. Our research was designed as a prediction study. Data was…
Descriptors: Prediction, Academic Achievement, Student Motivation, Learning Motivation
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Horzum, Mehmet Baris; Kaymak, Zeliha Demir; Gungoren, Ozlem Canan – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2015
The relationship between online learning readiness, academic motivations, and perceived learning was investigated via structural equation modeling in the research. The population of the research consisted of 750 students who studied using the online learning programs of Sakarya University. 420 of the students who volunteered for the research and…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Structural Equation Models, Academic Achievement, Learning Motivation
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Tasgin, Adnan; Coskun, Göksel – International Journal of Instruction, 2018
The aim of this research is to examine the relationship between university students' attitudes towards learning and their academic motivations. This is a relational survey model study and the population composed of university students studying at a state university. The sample is composed of the university students determined according to…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Motivation, Student Attitudes, Learning
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Buckley, Patrick; Doyle, Elaine – Interactive Learning Environments, 2016
The literature suggests that gamified learning interventions may increase student engagement and enhance learning. We empirically investigate this by exploring the impact of intrinsic and extrinsic motivation on the participation and performance of over 100 undergraduate students in an online gamified learning intervention. The paper makes a…
Descriptors: Educational Games, Intervention, Learner Engagement, Pretests Posttests
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Alt, Dorit – Australian Journal of Adult Learning, 2016
This study was aimed at assessing the relationships between college students' pre-entry factors, self-efficacy and motivation for learning, and the perceived constructivist learning in traditional lecture-based courses and seminars (SM). The study included 411 undergraduate third-year college students. Several scales were administered to the…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Teaching Methods, Seminars, Correlation
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Aktas, Elif; Yurt, Serap Uzuner – International Journal of Higher Education, 2017
The aim of this study was to determine the effect of the learning environment where digital stories are used as a learning material on the motivation, academic success, retention, and students' opinions. The study was carried out with mixed method which is a combination of quantitative and qualitative research approach. The study was implemented…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Educational Environment, Story Telling
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Akpur, Ugur – Eurasian Journal of Educational Research, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to determine the predictive and explanatory relationship model between procrastination, motivation, anxiety and academic achievement of university students. Research Methods: In this study, a causal research design was used. The study group consisted of 211 participants. In order to determine their motivation…
Descriptors: Models, Time Management, Student Motivation, Anxiety
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Tjin A Tsoi, Sharon L. N. M.; de Boer, Anthonius; Croiset, Gerda; Koster, Andries S.; van der Burgt, Stéphanie; Kusurkar, Rashmi A. – Advances in Health Sciences Education, 2018
Insufficient professional development may lead to poor performance of healthcare professionals. Therefore, continuing education (CE) and continuing professional development (CPD) are needed to secure safe and good quality healthcare. The aim of the study was to investigate the hypothesized associations and their directions between pharmacists'…
Descriptors: Psychological Needs, Structural Equation Models, Gender Differences, Work Environment
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Chue, Kah Loong; Nie, Youyan – Journal of International Students, 2016
Psychological factors contribute to motivation and learning for international students as much as teaching strategies. 254 international students and 144 local students enrolled in a private education institute were surveyed regarding their perception of psychological needs support, their motivation and learning approach. The results from this…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Comparative Analysis, Student Attitudes, Student Motivation
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Zhang, Bo; Li, Yi Ming; Li, Jian; Li, Ye; Zhang, Houcan – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2016
Self-determination theory (SDT) has contributed greatly to our understanding of human motivation. Based on SDT, the Academic Motivation Scale (AMS) was developed to assess students' motivation to learn. AMS has been successfully applied to the educational context in Western cultures. However, no psychometrically validated version is available in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Motivation, Likert Scales, Construct Validity
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Broadbent, Jaclyn – Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2016
Previous studies have investigated the association between the frequency of student learning management system (LMS) use (logins, discussion board use, resources used, etc.) and academic achievement. These studies indicate that low LMS use by students is likely to result in less academic success. However, these models fail to take into account…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Success, Self Efficacy, Integrated Learning Systems
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Donche, Vincent; De Maeyer, Sven; Coertjens, Liesje; Van Daal, Tine; Van Petegem, Peter – British Journal of Educational Psychology, 2013
Background. Although the evidence in support of the variability of students' learning strategies has expanded in recent years, less is known about the explanatory base of these individual differences in terms of the joint Influences of personal and contextual characteristics. Aims. Previous studies have often investigated how student learning is…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Personality Traits, Learning Strategies, Context Effect
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Gately, Natalie Jane; Ellis, Suzanne; Britton, Katherine; Fleming, Tina – International Journal of Higher Education, 2017
An increase in migration of Sudanese and South Sudanese people to Australia due to civil unrest in their home country has increased the numbers of Sudanese students at university. Migrant experiences, particularly those of English as a second language, can impact negatively on education and learning. Inconsistencies between student scores on…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Barriers, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Çetin, Baris – Journal of College Teaching & Learning, 2015
The aim of this study is to determine if approaches to learning and academic motivation together predict grade point averages (GPAs) of students who study at Primary School Education and Preschool Education in Turkey and of students who study at Early Childhood Education in the US. The first group of participants included 166 third- and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Motivation, College Students, Academic Achievement
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