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Seroussi, Dominique-Esther; Yaffe, Yosi – SAGE Open, 2020
Parenting style affects self-regulation in school pupils, yet its long-term influence on academic behavior is rarely studied. A pilot study was conducted on 83 teacher college students, who filled in a questionnaire measuring recollections of parenting styles (Parental Authority Questionnaire [PAQ]) and self-regulation in learning (Motivated…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Self Management, Correlation, Parenting Styles
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Ang, Chin-Siang; Lee, Kam-Fong; Dipolog-Ubanan, Genevieve F. – SAGE Open, 2019
First-year undergraduates' expectations and experience of university and student engagement variables were investigated to determine how these perceptions influence their student identity and overall course satisfaction. Data collected from 554 first-year undergraduates at a large private university were analyzed. Participants were given the…
Descriptors: College Freshmen, Self Concept, Student Satisfaction, Expectation
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Al-Jubari, Ibrahim – SAGE Open, 2019
The purpose of this study is to test an integrated entrepreneurial motivation and intention model based on self-determination theory (SDT) and the theory of planned behavior (TPB). Particularly, it aims at testing the direct and indirect effects of the basic psychological needs satisfaction of SDT, that is, autonomy, competence, and relatedness on…
Descriptors: College Students, Entrepreneurship, Intention, Self Determination
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Zhai, Keyu; Gao, Xing; Wang, Geng – SAGE Open, 2019
Under the third wave of international student mobility, Australia has become the third largest country receiving international students. Compared with the United States and the United Kingdom, Australia can still maintain a stable increase in terms of hosting Chinese students. For Australia, attracting international students becomes an important…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Student Motivation, Higher Education, Foreign Countries
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Dincer, Ali; Yesilyurt, Savas; Noels, Kimberly A.; Vargas Lascano, Dayuma I. – SAGE Open, 2019
This study examines the antecedents and outcomes of classroom engagement of 412 Turkish English as a Foreign Language (EFL) learners. Grounded in self-determination theory and the self-system model of motivation, this mixed-methods study examined the relations between context (perceived autonomy-support from the instructor), self (basic…
Descriptors: Self Determination, Learner Engagement, English Language Learners, Teacher Student Relationship
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Davis, Shannon N.; Wagner, Sarah E. – SAGE Open, 2019
Disciplinary identity, or connection to a particular academic discipline, is constructed through a developmental process across a scholar's academic life course. Using unique data from an online survey of students at four different colleges and universities, we investigate the extent to which disciplinary identity among undergraduate researchers…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Student Research, Researchers, Student Motivation
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Triyanto – SAGE Open, 2019
The primary objective of learning engaged in higher education is to build graduate students who have great competence. This study aims to analyze the academic motivation of Papuan students at Sebelas Maret University. Data were collected through questionnaires and interviews. The participants were undergraduate students of Papua and West Papua.…
Descriptors: Student Motivation, Undergraduate Students, Foreign Countries, Incentives
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Sabti, Ahmed Abdulateef; Md Rashid, Sabariah; Nimehchisalem, Vahid; Darmi, Ramiza – SAGE Open, 2019
Previous studies have examined learner factors such as anxiety, self-efficacy, and achievement motivation in ESL/EFL (English as a second language/English as a foreign language) writing. Studies have affirmed that self-efficacy and achievement motivation could enhance writing performance, whereas anxiety may hinder writing achievement. This study…
Descriptors: Anxiety, Writing Achievement, Self Efficacy, Foreign Countries
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Isik, Ulviye; Tahir, Omaima El; Meeter, Martijn; Heymans, Martijn W.; Jansma, Elise P.; Croiset, Gerda; Kusurkar, Rashmi A. – SAGE Open, 2018
The aim of this study to create a comprehensive overview of factors that may influence motivation of ethnic minority students from their own perspective. A systematic review was conducted in PubMed, ERIC, and PsycINFO to find studies in which the motivation of ethnic minority students was studied. The articles reviewed were qualitatively…
Descriptors: Student Motivation, Minority Group Students, Academic Achievement, Elementary School Students
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Baothman, Abdullah; AlJefri, Hatim; Agha, Sajiga; Khan, Muhammad Anwar – SAGE Open, 2018
This study was conducted to determine the preferences of medical and health science students about various study habits and to evaluate the effect of study habits on academic performance. This cross-sectional survey conducted in the college of medicine and the college of health science of King Saud bin Abdulaziz University of Health Sciences…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Medical Students, Health Sciences
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Sum, Raymond Kim Wai; Tsai, Hsiu-Hua; Ching Ha, Amy Sau; Cheng, Chih-fu; Wang, Fong-jia; Li, Minghui – SAGE Open, 2017
Previous research has encouraged a cultural specific framework to be developed through research in Asian countries, such as China, to help internationalize the findings and help athletes to adapt them to their society and culture. Based on a socioecological framework, this study investigated how social-ecological determinants affect elite student…
Descriptors: Guidelines, Athletes, Acculturation, Socialization
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Nafari, Javid; Arab, Alireza; Ghaffari, Sina – SAGE Open, 2017
This study seeks to investigate and understand why and how Iranian higher education students choose to study overseas. After critically analyzing the international student mobility literature, the important factors are distilled. Then, by using Fuzzy-Delphi Method (FDM), 15 factors are selected from the 21 factors initially selected by reviewing…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Student Motivation, College Students, Student Attitudes
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Huda, Miftachul; Yusuf, Jibrail Bin; Azmi Jasmi, Kamarul; Zakaria, Gamal Nasir – SAGE Open, 2016
This article examines the requirements for quality learning in Islam from the perspective of al-Zarnuji and according to his book, "Ta'lim al-Muta'allim." This book has been a source of reference for both students and teachers in many educational institutions in Muslim countries, particularly, the Islamic boarding schools in Indonesia.…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Islam, Muslims, Foreign Countries
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Tan, Anil – SAGE Open, 2015
The purpose of this article was to explore the main reasons influencing international students to study abroad. Main study abroad destinations are the United States, Australia, United Kingdom, and Canada. China is the leading sending country with 14% of the total market. This study explored the factors influencing international students to study…
Descriptors: College Choice, Foreign Students, Student Motivation, Family Influence