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Malkoç, Asude; Mutlu, Aynur Kesen – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2018
The aim of this study has been to investigate the relationships among academic self-efficacy, academic motivation, and academic procrastination. The study has further delved into the question of whether academic motivation mediates the relationship between self-efficacy and academic procrastination. In order to investigate such links, three…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Learning Motivation, Measures (Individuals), Academic Achievement
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Maurer, Trent W.; Allen, Deborah; Gatch, Delena Bell; Shankar, Padmini; Sturges, Diana – Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2013
Intrinsic and extrinsic motivations of undergraduate students enrolled in human anatomy and physiology, physics, and nutrition courses were explored with course discipline-specific adapted versions of the Academic Motivation Scale. Information on students' study habits and efforts, and final course grades were also collected. Results revealed the…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Student Motivation, Measures (Individuals), Anatomy
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Khalid, Fatima; Mirza, Sultan Sikandar; Bin-Feng, Chai; Saeed, Nighat – SAGE Open, 2020
The objective of this study is to determine the relationship between learning engagement, academic motivation, and academic performance in undergraduate students and the importance of religion in determining the academic motivation and academic performance. A sample of 840 university students from different regions (provinces) of Pakistan is…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Role of Religion, Academic Achievement, Undergraduate Students
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Bakaç, Ebru – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2018
The purpose of this research is to examine preservice science teachers' development of academic motivation and scientific creativity. It also investigated the predictive role of academic motivation on preservice science teachers' scientific creativity. The study group of the research consisted of (N=140) preservice science teachers who are…
Descriptors: Predictor Variables, Creativity, Preservice Teachers, Science Teachers
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Malinauskas, Romualdas K.; Pozeriene, Jurate – European Journal of Contemporary Education, 2020
In this paper, the differences in academic motivation between university students of traditional (in-classroom) and online (distance) education were investigated. It has been hypothesized that online (distance) students possess stronger intrinsic motivation than traditional (in-classroom) students. The random sample consisted of 386 students.…
Descriptors: Student Motivation, College Students, Conventional Instruction, Distance Education
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Çetinkaya, Turan – International Education Studies, 2019
The purpose of this study is to determine the levels of career stress and academic motivation of the students in the departments of physical education and sports. 527 students who receive education in Physical Education and Sports Academies of Ahi Evran University, Erciyes University, Dumlupinar University and Çanakkale 18 Mart University…
Descriptors: Stress Variables, Athletes, Physical Education, Athletics
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Daggöl, Gökçe – Participatory Educational Research, 2020
Language learning has become one of the needs of humans to maintain communication in the globalized world. However, it is not an isolated process and confined to linguistic skills. It gets affected by a lot of affective factors and learners' beliefs. One of these elements is undoubtedly academic motivation, which makes language learning a more…
Descriptors: Learning Motivation, Student Empowerment, Student Attitudes, High School Students
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Vicente-Ramos, Wagner Enoc; Silva, Brenda Gonzales; Merino, Shirley Teresa Nuñez; Lazo, Silvana Marjorie Paucar; Álvarez, Christian Richard Mejia – International Journal of Higher Education, 2020
The main objective of this research is to determine which is the most recurrent motivation by university students choose international business careers at 8 universities in Peru. The study sample is composed by 1242 international business students from the main universities in Peru. For this study, the Academic Motivation Scale (AMC) was used,…
Descriptors: International Trade, Career Choice, College Students, Student Motivation
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Atay, Bilge; Malkoç, Tülün; Bagci, Hakan – Cypriot Journal of Educational Sciences, 2020
This research was carried out to measure the academic motivation levels of pre-service music teachers as well as the music performance anxiety levels to investigate potential correlations between them. The sample group of this scanning modelled study is comprised of 241 students studying at departments of music education at Nigde Ömer Halis Demir…
Descriptors: Correlation, Student Motivation, Music Activities, Anxiety
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Sturges, Diana; Maurer, Trent W.; Allen, Deborah; Gatch, Delena Bell; Shankar, Padmini – Advances in Physiology Education, 2016
This project used a nonexperimental design with a convenience sample and studied the relationship between academic motivation, grade expectation, and academic performance in 1,210 students enrolled in undergraduate human anatomy and physiology (HAP) classes over a 2-yr period. A 42-item survey that included 28 items of the adapted academic…
Descriptors: Anatomy, Physiology, Academic Achievement, Science Education
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Kartal, Seval Kula – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2020
One of the aims of the current study is to specify the model providing the best fit to the data among the exploratory, the bifactor exploratory and the confirmatory structural equation models. The study compares the three models based on the model data fit statistics and item parameter estimations (factor loadings, cross-loadings, factor…
Descriptors: Learning Motivation, Measures (Individuals), Undergraduate Students, Foreign Countries
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Kirkagaç, Senay; Öz, Hüseyin – Journal of Language and Linguistic Studies, 2017
This study sought to investigate the possible relationship between academic motivation and academic achievement among preservice English as a Foreign Language (EFL) teachers. A total of 200 university students enrolled in an EFL teacher education program at a major state university voluntarily participated in the study. Data were collected using…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Language Teachers, Preservice Teachers, Academic Achievement
Luna, Alberto D. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
Given the paucity of research on factors associated with motivation in learning disabled college students, the present study investigated the motivation levels in college students with learning disabilities. The Academic Motivation Scale (AMS) has been validated cross-nationally and across all educational age groups of students having various…
Descriptors: Student Motivation, College Students, Learning Disabilities, Measures (Individuals)
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Manger, Terje; Hetland, Jørn; Jones, Lise Øen; Eikeland, Ole Johan; Asbjørnsen, Arve E. – International Review of Education, 2020
The study presented in this article explores prisoners' academic motivation structure from the theoretical perspective of self-determination theory, using the Academic Motivation Scale (AMS). Analysing survey responses from 529 (29 female, 500 male) prisoners with Norwegian citizenship who participated in education while being incarcerated, the…
Descriptors: Correctional Education, Institutionalized Persons, Self Determination, Personal Autonomy
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Smith, Kenneth J.; Davy, Jeanette A.; Rosenberg, Donald L. – Assessment in Education: Principles, Policy & Practice, 2012
The purpose of this study was to examine an alternative configuration of the Academic Motivation Scale (AMS), a psychometric instrument used as a measure of academic motivation in various academic environments. The analyses utilised data from a convenience sample of 2354 business students, broken into two random subsamples of 1177 cases.…
Descriptors: Dropout Rate, Educational Objectives, Outcomes of Education, Construct Validity
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