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Mason, Henry D. – Africa Education Review, 2018
South African higher education is plagued by low academic success rates. Academic development and support units can play an important role in addressing low academic success rates by assisting students in developing appropriate learning and study strategies. Limited information is available on students' learning and study strategy profiles and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Freshmen, Learning Strategies, Study Skills
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Yilmaz, Özkan – International Journal of Higher Education, 2017
This study investigated the students' individual study and learning strategies. Toward this purpose, open ended question form was administered to 40 university students who have enrolled department of mathematics and science education, faculty of education. Students were selected randomly in all level of class. Qualitative research method was used…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Preservice Teachers, College Students, Science Teachers
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Weldeana, Hailu Nigus; Sbhatu, Desta Berhe – EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science & Technology Education, 2017
Background: This article reports contributions of an assessment tool called Portfolio of Evidence (PE) in learning college geometry. Material and methods: Two classes of second-year students from one Ethiopian teacher education college, assigned into Treatment and Comparison classes, were participated. The assessment tools used in the Treatment…
Descriptors: Portfolio Assessment, Geometry, College Mathematics, Foreign Countries
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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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Simper, Natalie; Kaupp, James; Frank, Brian; Scott, Jill – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2016
This study encapsulates the development and testing of the Transferable Learning Orientations (TLO) tool. It is a triangulated measure built on select scales from the Motivated Strategies for Learning Questionnaire (MSLQ), together with multiple-choice items adapted from the lifelong learning VALUE rubric, and an open-ended response for each…
Descriptors: Learning Strategies, Questionnaires, Test Construction, Metacognition
Herbst, Nadia; Mashile, Elias Oupa – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2014
This paper reports on the introduction and use of e-learning technologies to help students study a school subject. The research intervention is located within a relatively resourced school in South Africa with students largely coming from one racial group. The choice of the school enabled the researchers to focus on investigating the effects of…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Educational Technology, Intervention, Educational Practices
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Van den Broeck, L.; De Laet, T.; Lacante, M.; Pinxten, M.; Van Soom, C.; Langie, G. – European Journal of Engineering Education, 2018
To stimulate a flexible lifelong learning system students can enter university via lateral entry. Unlike traditional first-year students, lateral entrance students are not well-studied. Therefore this study focuses on comparing first-year students with a specific group of lateral entrants, namely bridging students at the Faculty of Engineering…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, College Freshmen, Engineering, Engineering Education
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García-Fernández, José M.; Inglés, Cándido J.; Suriá, Raquel; Martín, Nelly Lagos-San; Gonzálvez-Maciá, Carolina; Aparisi, David; Martínez-Monteagudo, Mari C. – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2015
In the last few years, one of the lines of research of great interest in the field of emotional intelligence (EI) has been the analysis of the role of emotions in the educational context and, in particular, their influence on learning strategies. The aims of this study are to identify the existence of different EI profiles and to determine…
Descriptors: Emotional Intelligence, Learning Strategies, Foreign Countries, Profiles
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Yip, Michael C. W. – Educational Psychology, 2013
The present study examines the dynamic relationship between academic performance of high school students and their respective learning and study strategies. Two hundred thirty-six high school students were recruited to participate in this study by completing a Chinese version of the Learning and Study Strategies Inventory--LASSI, to probe into the…
Descriptors: Learning Strategies, Foreign Countries, Academic Achievement, Study Habits
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Ning, Hoi Kwan; Downing, Kevin – Studies in Higher Education, 2015
Based on self-reported cognitive, metacognitive, and behavioural strategy measures obtained from 828 final-year students from a university in Hong Kong, latent profile analysis (LPA) identified four distinct types of students with differential self-regulated learning strategy orientations: "competent self-regulated learners",…
Descriptors: Profiles, Metacognition, Learning Strategies, College Seniors
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Yip, Michael C. W. – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2013
The Learning and Study Strategies Inventory (LASSI) is widely used in assessing students' learning and study strategies at both university and high school levels. The present study developed a Chinese version of LASSI (LASSI-C) and then further investigated the reliability, factor structure, and validity of LASSI-C scores, using a sample of 612…
Descriptors: Questionnaires, Learning Strategies, Chinese, Translation
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Downing, Kevin; Ning, Flora; Shin, Kristina – Multicultural Education & Technology Journal, 2011
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine the effectiveness of problem-based learning (PBL) in higher education based on a large sample of first-year undergraduates from two programmes at a Hong Kong University (n=132). One programme uses an entirely problem-based approach to learning, whilst the other uses traditional methods.…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Problem Based Learning, Metacognition, Foreign Countries
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Loong, Tang Eng – Journal of International Education Research, 2012
This study is an attempt to compare the use of self-regulated learning strategies and their math performance between home and international students in the Monash University Foundation Year (MUFY) and determine the self-regulated learning strategies that are significantly associated with their math performance. The participants of the study were…
Descriptors: Academic Advising, Testing, Statistical Analysis, Learning Strategies
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Ning, Hoi Kwan; Downing, Kevin – Higher Education Research and Development, 2011
This study examined the interrelationship between student learning experiences and study behaviour in explaining academic achievement. The participants were 541 final year students from a university in Hong Kong. Students' learning experiences and study behaviour were measured using the Course Experience Questionnaire and the Learning and Study…
Descriptors: Curriculum Design, Teacher Effectiveness, Student Attitudes, Academic Achievement
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Ning, Hoi Kwan; Downing, Kevin – Studies in Higher Education, 2010
This study investigated the effects of supplemental instruction, a peer-assisted learning approach, on students, learning competence and academic performance. The supplemental instruction intervention facilitated by senior students focused on developing students' use of study skills and enhancing their motivation and academic performance. Pre- and…
Descriptors: Educational Strategies, Undergraduate Students, Intervention, Structural Equation Models
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