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Pasha-Zaidi, Nausheen; Afari, Ernest; Sevi, Baris; Urganci, Betul; Durham, Justin – Learning Environments Research, 2019
The present study explored the relationship between grit, motivational beliefs and self-regulation among undergraduate students in the United States, the United Arab Emirates and Turkey. These factors place the responsibility of learning on the students, rather than the educational environment. As most studies continue to focus on Western,…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Metacognition, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Context
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Hasan, Abeer; Fraser, Barry J. – Learning Environments Research, 2015
We investigated whether the introduction of a variety of activity-based teaching strategies into college-level mathematics classes in the United Arab Emirates was effective in terms of the nature of the classroom learning environment and students' satisfaction. In addition, we investigated how the use of personally-relevant and concrete activities…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods, Learning Activities, College Mathematics
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Afari, Ernest; Aldridge, Jill M.; Fraser, Barry J.; Khine, Myint Swe – Learning Environments Research, 2013
We investigated whether the introduction of games into college-level mathematics classes in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) was effective in terms of improving students' perceptions of the learning environment and their attitudes towards of mathematics. A pre-post design involved the administration of English and Arabic versions of two surveys (one…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Instruction, College Students, Instructional Effectiveness