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Sta. Maria, Nelly L.; Chowdhury, Vashkar; Nizam, Naji – College Student Journal, 2018
Though research in religion and spirituality within the field of psychology has been increasing, research on the impact of religiosity on academic outcomes is rare. Much of the research conducted on religiosity and academic performance in college has been conducted in Southern or Midwestern regions of the United States. To our knowledge,…
Descriptors: Religious Factors, Gender Differences, Study Skills, Academic Achievement
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Al-Hilawani, Yasser A. – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2016
The relationship between metacognition in real life situations and study skills and habits was examined using a sample of college students. Results showed no significant relationship between these two variables nor was there a significant relationship between study skills and reaction time as measured on the metacognitive test. However, there was…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Study Skills, Study Habits, Cognitive Tests
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Thompson, Penny – Active Learning in Higher Education, 2017
Research suggests a negative relationship between frequent use of communication technologies, such as text messaging and social network sites, and academic performance, but the nature of the relationship needs to be explored in greater detail. This study explored the relationship between use of communication technologies and self-reported study…
Descriptors: Study Skills, Technology Uses in Education, Social Networks, Social Media
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Orpinas, Pamela; Raczynski, Katherine; Hsieh, Hsien-Lin; Nahapetyan, Lusine; Horne, Arthur M. – Journal of School Health, 2018
Background: High school completion provides health and economic benefits. The purpose of this study is to describe dropout rates based on longitudinal trajectories of aggression and study skills using teacher ratings. Methods: The sample consisted of 620 randomly selected sixth graders. Every year from Grade 6 to 12, a teacher completed a…
Descriptors: Aggression, Middle School Students, High School Students, Longitudinal Studies
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Villarreal, Victor; Martinez, Anna – Journal of College Student Development, 2018
Interventions focused on bolstering college student study skills--that is, techniques and strategies necessary to prepare for and complete schoolwork and tests (Proctor, Prevatt, Adams, Reaser, & Petscher, 2006; Richardson, Robnolt, & Rhodes, 2010)--have been implemented in a variety of ways, including as part of summer bridge programs,…
Descriptors: Study Skills, Student Attitudes, Intervention, Notetaking
Sekar, J. Master Arul; Rajendran, K. K. – Online Submission, 2015
The main objective of this study is to find out the level of study skills of arts and science college students. Study Skills Check List developed and standardized by Virginia University, Australia (2006) is used to collect the relevant data. The sample consists of 216 Government arts and science college students of Tiruchirappalli district, Tamil…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Study Skills, Art Education, Science Education
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Wernersbach, Brenna M.; Crowley, Susan L.; Bates, Scott C.; Rosenthal, Carol – Journal of Developmental Education, 2014
Although study skills courses improve student retention, the impact of study skills courses on students' academic self-efficacy has not been investigated. The present study examined pre- and posttest levels of academic self-efficacy in college students enrolled in a study skills course (n = 126) compared to students enrolled in a general education…
Descriptors: Study Skills, Self Efficacy, Academic Achievement, Investigations
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Brugar, Kristy A.; Whitlock, Annie McMahon – Clearing House: A Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues and Ideas, 2018
This article describes the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) collection of "Essential Social Studies Skills and Strategies" in terms of common approaches to social studies teaching and learning (e.g., informed social criticism, reflective inquiry, transmission). We conducted descriptive and inferential analyses and found…
Descriptors: Social Studies, Curriculum, Standards, Inquiry
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Akkaraju, Shylaja – Journal of Effective Teaching in Higher Education, 2018
Handwriting is a multisensory process known to enhance memory, focus, engagement, and cognition in the learner, thereby making it a valuable study skill. In an attempt to embed handwriting as a study skill in a gateway science course, I used a combination of scaffolding and individual student consultations. Scaffolding emphasized the use of…
Descriptors: Handwriting, Writing Instruction, Study Skills, Science Instruction
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Padilla Rodriguez, Brenda Cecilia; Armellini, Alejandro – Open Praxis, 2017
Self-efficacy is a strong predictor of academic performance, and an area of interest for higher education institutions. This paper reports on a massive open online course (MOOC) on study skills, aimed at increasing self-efficacy. Participants (n = 32) were from Mexico and Colombia, with ages ranging from 21 to 45 years. At the beginning and the…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Skill Development, Online Courses, Foreign Countries
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Cornick, Jonathan; Guy, G. Michael; Beckford, Ian – Teaching Mathematics and Its Applications, 2015
Students at a large urban community college enrolled in seven classes of an experimental remedial algebra programme, which integrated study skills instruction and collaborative problem solving. A control group of seven classes was taught in a traditional lecture format without study skills instruction. Student performance in the course was…
Descriptors: Remedial Mathematics, Study Skills, Problem Solving, Community Colleges
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Urciuoli, Jannette Alejandra; Bluestone, Cheryl – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2013
This study explored a concept that learning study skills in the context of the content area under study may transfer across courses, multiplying the benefits towards academic success. Methods that have been reported to influence academic growth at the community college level include success courses and applied study skills. In this pilot project…
Descriptors: Study Skills, Psychology, Transfer of Training, Academic Achievement
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Howard, Christy M.; Moret, Lanette; Faulconer, Johna; Cannon, Tanya; Tomlin, Amanda – Networks: An Online Journal for Teacher Research, 2018
The purpose of this study was to examine undergraduate students' perceptions of the benefits of a college reading and study skills course. Researchers have found that even with increased emphasis on college readiness, many students continue to enter college unprepared for the rigorous academic expectations they may face. With this in mind, this…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Student Attitudes, Study Skills, Skill Development
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Fisher, Sycarah D.; Reynolds, Jennifer L.; Sheehan, Chelsea E. – Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, 2016
Although students with externalizing behaviors inherently exhibit behaviors that contribute to poor teacher relationships, little research has examined the positive characteristics these students may possess that serve to facilitate positive teacher relationships. This study explores the moderating effects of adaptability, social skills, and study…
Descriptors: Teacher Student Relationship, Student Behavior, Antisocial Behavior, Adjustment (to Environment)
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Al-Otaibi, Wadha H. – International Education Studies, 2017
The present study aimed to investigate the effectiveness of blended teaching, based on the e-learning management system "Blackboard," in the development of academic achievement, study skills and self-confidence among the students of Princess Nourah bint Abdulrahman University (PNU). The study sample consisted of (38) female students who…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Integrated Learning Systems, Instructional Effectiveness, Academic Achievement
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