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Lin, Xi – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2019
As the number of enrolled international ESL students in the US institutions increases rapidly, it is important to understand these students' goal orientations and learning strategies in order to help them achieve the academic goals. Therefore, this study examines the relationship between achievement goal orientations and self-regulated learning…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Goal Orientation, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Wang, Isobel Kai-Hui – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2018
The global population of students pursuing studies abroad continues to grow, and consequently their intercultural experiences are receiving greater research attention. However, research into long-term student sojourners' academic development and personal growth is still in its infancy. A parallel mixed method study was designed to investigate the…
Descriptors: Student Adjustment, Student Attitudes, Foreign Students, English (Second Language)
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Helker, Kerstin; Wosnitza, Marold; Mansfield, Caroline; Eugster, Balthasar – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2018
University teachers work in a highly complex environment, meeting the multiple and sometimes competing demands of striving for high quality teaching and research. While a growing body of research focuses on the relevance of schoolteachers' sense of responsibility and its outcomes for teaching and student learning, teacher responsibility has been…
Descriptors: Teacher Responsibility, College Faculty, Teacher Effectiveness, Measures (Individuals)
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Karagiannopoulou, Evangelia; Milienos, Fotios – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2018
This study examines the structure of the inventory, the second part of the Experiences of Teaching and Learning Questionnaire (ETLQ). Three hundred and sixty-four students participated in the study. To strengthen the validation of the ETL, the short version of Approaches to Learning included in the ETLQ was substituted by its widely-used,…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Learning, Measures (Individuals), Undergraduate Students
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Choy, S. Chee; Goh, Pauline Swee Choo; Sedhu, Daljeet Singh – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2016
The development of the 21-item Learner Awareness Levels Questionnaire (LALQ) was carried out using data from three separate studies. The LALQ is a self-reporting questionnaire assessing how and why students learn. Study 1 refined the initial pool of items to 21 using exploratory factor analysis. In Study 2, the analysis showed evidence for a…
Descriptors: Questionnaires, Higher Education, College Students, Factor Analysis
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Geertshuis, Susan; Jung, Moon; Cooper-Thomas, Helena – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2014
Proactivity is important to individual success, particularly where individuals face significant obstacles and where formal support may be lacking or difficult to access. The study tracks mature students over a one-semester university preparation course designed for returners to learning. Measures of proactivity included proactive personality,…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Preparation, College Readiness, Longitudinal Studies
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Mariano, Gina – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2014
The purpose of this study was to determine the effects of segmentation on immediate and delayed recall and transfer in a multimedia learning environment. The independent variables of segmentation and non-segmentation, as well as immediate and delayed transfer assessments, were manipulated to assess the effects of segmentation on the participant's…
Descriptors: Multimedia Instruction, Multimedia Materials, Educational Environment, Recall (Psychology)
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Leidenfrost, Birgit; Strassnig, Barbara; Sch├╝tz, Marlene; Carbon, Claus-Christian; Schabmann, Alfred – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2014
Universities frequently offer support programs to assist first-year students with the transition from school to the university. The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of different mentoring styles on mentee academic performance after 1 year and 2 years of study. Participants consisted of 417 psychology students who started their…
Descriptors: Mentors, Peer Counseling, Academic Achievement, Transitional Programs
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Everett, Michele C. – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2013
In recent years, great emphasis has been placed on student success and retention in higher education. To address this issue, many universities' strategic retention programs include first-year seminars. A variety of pedagogical strategies have been employed in these seminars to help students succeed personally, socially and academically. This…
Descriptors: Reflection, Journal Writing, Academic Achievement, College Freshmen
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Rotgans, Jerome I.; Schmidt, Henk G. – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2012
The objective of the present study was to examine how motivation is related to academic achievement. The "Motivated Strategies for Learning Questionnaire" (MSLQ) was administered to 1,166 students at a polytechnic in Singapore as a measure for motivational beliefs and self-regulated learning strategies. In addition, students' prior…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Student Motivation, Prior Learning, Learning Strategies
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Foulger, Teresa S.; Amrein-Beardsley, Audrey; Toth, Meredith J. – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2011
This study was instigated when 12 teacher education students expressed four concerns about their hybrid courses (part online, part face-to-face) to the college dean. In an effort gain the perspective of the broader population of students so instructors could improve this delivery method in the college, faculty-researchers sought input related to…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Online Courses, Educational Innovation, Course Content
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Leung, Chi-Hung; Ng, Chi Wing Raymond; Chan, Po On Ella – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2011
A total of 575 students from the Associate Degree Foundation Program and the Associate Degree Program participated in this study. The two purposes of this study were to use the time series between/within experimental design to examine whether participation in co-curricular activities could (1) enhance student learning effectiveness and (2) have…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Associate Degrees, Program Effectiveness, Foreign Countries
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Kuhn, Kerri-Ann L.; Rundle-Thiele, Sharyn R. – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2009
The importance of constructively aligned curriculum is well understood in higher education. Based on the principles of constructive alignment, this research considers whether student perception of learning achievement measures can be used to gain insights into how course activities and pedagogy are assisting or hindering students in accomplishing…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Alignment (Education), Self Evaluation (Individuals), Achievement Gains
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Kozanitis, Anastassis; Desbiens, Jean-Francois; Chouinard, Roch – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2007
The present study was conducted to determine the effects of students' perception of both teacher support and students' reaction to questioning on the instrumental help-seeking strategy used by students. The researchers also examined the relationships between these three variables and the motivational components of achievement goal theory. A…
Descriptors: Help Seeking, Structural Equation Models, Teacher Response, Self Efficacy