The impact of social motivation on cooperative learning and assessment preferences

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dc.contributor.author Selvarajah, Christopher en_US
dc.contributor.author Chelliah, John en_US
dc.contributor.author Meyer, Denny en_US
dc.contributor.author Pio, Edwina en_US
dc.contributor.author Pacapol, Anurit en_US
dc.contributor.editor en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2011-02-07T06:27:12Z
dc.date.available 2011-02-07T06:27:12Z
dc.date.issued 2010 en_US
dc.identifier 2008007185 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Selvarajah Christopher et al. 2010, 'The impact of social motivation on cooperative learning and assessment preferences', EContent Management Pty Ltd, vol. 16, no. 1, pp. 113-126. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1833-3672 en_US
dc.identifier.other C1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/14053
dc.description.abstract This study explores the assessment preferences of 453 postgraduate business students in New Zealand, Australia, and Thailand using a survey linking motivational and educational preferences. This study compares the needs of Western students (Australian and New Zealand), Asian (Thai) and international students (predominantly Chinese and Indian students) in Australia and New Zealand (ANZAC). One major finding is that students from these three countries who are socially motivated prefer a??Cooperative Learninga??. Further, the study specifically shows that students from Thailand are more socially motivated than students from Australia and New Zealand (ANZAC) while International ANZAC students have the greatest desire for Cooperative Learning. It also shows that group assessment poses quite significant challenges for local ANZAC students and therefore, remedial intervention from universities is essential if group assessments are to remain relevant and useful in achieving meaningful teaching and learning outcomes. en_US
dc.language en_US
dc.publisher EContent Management Pty Ltd en_US
dc.relation.hasversion Accepted manuscript en_US
dc.relation.isbasedon
dc.rights e-Content Management, Australia en_US
dc.title The impact of social motivation on cooperative learning and assessment preferences en_US
dc.parent Journal of Management & Organization en_US
dc.journal.volume 16 en_US
dc.journal.number 1 en_US
dc.publocation Australia en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 113 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 126 en_US
dc.cauo.name BUS.School of Management en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 150312 en_US
dc.personcode 0000052449 en_US
dc.personcode 040566 en_US
dc.personcode 0000052450 en_US
dc.personcode 0000052451 en_US
dc.personcode 0000052452 en_US
dc.percentage 34 en_US
dc.classification.name Organisational Planning and Management en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition en_US
dc.custom en_US
dc.date.activity en_US
dc.location.activity en_US
dc.description.keywords Assessment Preferences, Social Motivation, Cooperative Learning, International students, Australia, New Zealand, Thailand. en_US
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