publication . Article . 2017

In search of intellectual stimulation: understanding the relationship between motivation, deep learning and simulation in the HE classroom

Chowdhry, Sandeep; Osowska, Renata;
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  • Published: 01 Jun 2017
  • Publisher: Chitkara University Publications
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
One of the key educational notions measured in the National Student Survey (NSS) is intellectual stimulation. This study aimed to find out Higher Education (HE) engineering students' views of intellectual stimulation with a focus on its measurement and supporting its increase within the classroom environment. A quantitative questionnaire acted as a data gathering instrument. The sample comprised 128 students from Edinburgh Napier University (ENU), Scotland. The survey findings showed a positive correlation and positive agreement between the intellectual stimulation (IS), intrinsic motivation (IM) and deep learning approach (DLA) scales. The students' feedback su...
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ACM Computing Classification System: ComputingMilieux_COMPUTERSANDEDUCATION
free text keywords: Intellectual stimulation, problem based learning, Active learning, Constructivism, Academic staff development, 378 Higher education, LB2300 Higher Education, Education, Information Society
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