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Original article | International Journal of Progressive Education 2019, Vol. 15(4) 187-199

Modeling the Relationship between Motivation, Learning Approach, and Academic Achievement of Middle School Students in Turkey

Pınar Karaman, İbrahim Demirci & Atilla Özdemir

pp. 187 - 199   |  DOI: https://doi.org/10.29329/ijpe.2019.203.14   |  Manu. Number: MANU-1902-13-0002

Published online: August 02, 2019  |   Number of Views: 38  |  Number of Download: 75


Abstract

This study examines the structural relationship among motivation, deep learning approach, and academic achievement of middle school students in Turkey. Participants were 746  seventh grade and eighth grade students enrolled in public middle schools in Sinop and Ankara, Turkey. Motivated Strategies for Learning Questionnaire, Study Process Questionnaire (R-SPQ-2F) and GPA scores of participants were used in the study. Data were analyzed by Structural Equation Modeling. The results of the study revealed that motivational variables are related with the use of deep learning approach which is related with higher GPA. Path analyses demonstrated that deep learning approach fully mediated the relationship between students’ motivational variables and academic achievement. Self-efficacy, task value, and intrinsic goal orientation as the indirect effects through deep learning approach on academic achievement were strong predictors in the model.

Keywords: Academic achievement; motivation; deep learning approach; structural equation modeling


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APA 6th edition
Karaman, P., Demirci, I. & Ozdemir, A. (2019). Modeling the Relationship between Motivation, Learning Approach, and Academic Achievement of Middle School Students in Turkey . International Journal of Progressive Education, 15(4), 187-199. doi: 10.29329/ijpe.2019.203.14

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Karaman, P., Demirci, I. and Ozdemir, A. (2019). Modeling the Relationship between Motivation, Learning Approach, and Academic Achievement of Middle School Students in Turkey . International Journal of Progressive Education, 15(4), pp. 187-199.

Chicago 16th edition
Karaman, Pinar, Ibrahim Demirci and Atilla Ozdemir (2019). "Modeling the Relationship between Motivation, Learning Approach, and Academic Achievement of Middle School Students in Turkey ". International Journal of Progressive Education 15 (4):187-199. doi:10.29329/ijpe.2019.203.14.

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