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Kahraman, Nurcan – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2018
Introduction: This study aims to explore the effect of students' adoption of approach goals; both mastery and performance approach goals and performance avoidance goals on their motivational beliefs and coping strategy use in science classes from multiple goals perspective. Students' motivational beliefs were examined in terms of self-efficacy and…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Grade 7, Goal Orientation, Academic Achievement
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Paulino, Paula; Sá, Isabel; Lopes da Silva, Adelina – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2016
Introduction: The self-regulation of motivation (SRM) is conceptualized as a meta-motivational process that guides students' efforts and persistence when performing tasks. This process regulates students' behavior through strategies that are influenced by motivational beliefs. SRM allows students to motivate themselves and guides their behavior.…
Descriptors: Student Motivation, Learning Motivation, Self Efficacy, Metacognition
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Ramirez-Dorantes, Maria del Carmen; Canto y Rodriguez, Jose Enrique; Bueno-Alvarez, Jose Antonio; Echazarreta-Moreno, Alejandro – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2013
Introduction: The "Motivated Strategies for Learning Questionnaire" (MSLQ) is a self-report instrument designed to assess students' motivation and learning strategies (cognitive, meta-cognitive, and resource management). In the present study, we focused on translate, adapt and validate the MSLQ to Mexican educational context. Method: The…
Descriptors: Psychometrics, Test Validity, Questionnaires, College Students
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Bartels, Jared M.; Magun-Jackson, Susan; Kemp, Arthur D. – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2009
Introduction: In the present study we examined the differences in volitional strategy use (i.e., self-efficacy enhancement, negative-based incentives, and stress-reducing actions) and their relation to cognitive self-regulated learning strategy use (i.e., rehearsal, elaboration, organization, and critical thinking) in a sample of university…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Urban Universities, Self Efficacy, Learning Strategies
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Phan, Huy P. – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2008
Introduction: Recent research in educational psychology has explored student approaches to learning (SAL) and epistemological beliefs within the theoretical framework of self-regulated learning. The focus of this research study seeks to explore the predictiveness of learning approaches and epistemological beliefs on students' self-regulatory…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Educational Psychology, Goal Orientation, Measures (Individuals)
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Was, Christopher – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2006
Introduction: The distinction between mastery and performance goals has been the dominant theoretical approach to goal orientation study for the past three decades. Recent investigations have begun to provide evidence that further distinctions are necessary. It has also been implied that students' beliefs about the nature of intelligence play a…
Descriptors: Intelligence, Goal Orientation, Factor Analysis, Academic Achievement
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Cerezo Rusillo, Maria Teresa; Casanova Arias, Pedro Felix – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2004
Introduction: The following study examines gender differences existing in various cognitive-motivational variables (causal attributions, academic goals, academic self-concept and use of significant learning strategies) and in performance attained in school subjects of Language Arts and Mathematics. Method: For this purpose, a sample of 521…
Descriptors: Attribution Theory, Females, Language Arts, Incentives