Browsing by Subject "Social cognitive theory of motivation"
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A comparative study of matriculation students' motivation for learning mathematics according to gender in five Burmese Migrant Learning Centers in Mae Sot, Thailand (Digital Production Press, Assumption University, 2015)
Among the several components of motivation for learning, the individual's sense of goal orientations, the impression and value of learning tasks, control of learning beliefs and perceptions of personal self-efficacy for learning are important components of the Social Cognitive Theory of Motivation for Learning, which provides the theoretical framework for this study. A number of studies have found that the gender gap in mathematics is highly correlated to perception of the culture of gender inequality in a society. The objectives of this study ...
A comparative study of students' motivation for learning social studies according to their preferences for instructional strategies at the Escola Secundaria Catolica de Sao Jose Operario in Dili, Timor-Leste (Digital Production Press, Assumption University, 2016)
This research was conducted at the Escola Secundaria Catolica de Sao Jose Operario in Dili, Timor-Leste in the school year 2014. The purposes were: 1) to determine the level of students' motivation for learning social studies; 2) to determine the students' preferences among five instructional strategies; 3) to compare the students' motivation for learning social studies according to their preferences for instructional strategies. This study used a questionnaire, including 5 motivation subscales (intrinsic goal orientation, extrinsic goal ...