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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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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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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