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  1. (from the journal abstract) Student engagement is considered an important predictor of student achievement, but few researchers have attempted to derive a valid and reliable measure of college student engagement in particular courses. In 2 studies,…
  2. Group creativity is a fundamental form of human activity. In this paper we explore what constitutes mutually engaging interaction between people interaction in which creative sparks fly and we lose ourselves in the joint action. In this paper we…
  3. The 2009 CCSSE National Report Making Connections: Dimensions of Student Engagement and 2009 CCSSE Executive Summary focus on the importance of relationships among students, faculty, and staff, and with institutions themselves: how they evolve, the…
  4. Abstract: Using data on upper-division students in the University of California system, we show that two distinct cultures of engagement exist on campus. The culture of engagement in the arts, humanities and social sciences focuses on interaction,…
  5. ABSTRACT While few critics writing on readers and hypertext have focused on the affective pleasures of reading hypertext fiction or interactive narratives like Myst, those who assess the experience of reading them tend to assume
  6. Objective: This study examines the psychometric properties of a measure of engagement for group work, the Groupwork Engagement Measure (GEM). Method: The measure's properties were tested at two different points of group development early and late…
  7. Group engagement is an approach which further advances the concept of group engagement but is empirically weak in identifying those behaviours that are related to learning. A definition of group engagement which emphasized age-appropriate,…
  8. (from the journal abstract) The authors examined the effects of choice, topic interest, and situational interest on reading engagement, attitude, and learning. The outcomes were measured using scores on a multiple-choice test, a content essay, and a…
  9. This paper describes the problem of student passivity in class and how can it be addressed by taking advantage of the classroom response system technologies to engage their attention during the class, make them participate in their learning process…
  10. Recent results from two different studies show evidence of strong emotional engagement in moral dilemmas that require personal involvement or ethical problems that involve significant inter-personal issues. This empirical evidence for a connection…