THE DYNAMIC INTERPLAY OF STUDENT MOTIVATION AND COGNITION IN THE COLLEGE OF EDUCATION STUDENTS AT KUWAIT UNIVERSITY
Abstract:An everlasting controversial issue in is the problem of teaching students to become initiative-motivated, and self-regulating learners. This study focuses on the interactive relationships between students' motivation and cognition in the College of Education students at Kuwait University ‐ more specifically, the relationships between students' motivational orientation and their use of cognitive learning strategies as well as their metacognitive and effort management strategies (cf. Pintrich, 1988; Pintrich, Smith, & Mckeachie, 1989). Some preliminary empirical results from current research on college students' motivation, cognition, and achievement in different College of Education students are also presented.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: January 1, 2005
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