Comparison of university students' approaches to studying across Turkey and Taiwan

Hei, Luying Melissa


Predictors of body image among university students
Yumurtacı, Duygu; Demir, Ayhan Gürbüz; Department of Educational Sciences (2012)
This thesis aimed to investigate predictors of body image which were irrational beliefs, socially-prescribed perfectionism, social comparison, physical activity level and satisfaction with life among university students. Participants were included of 790 undergraduate students from different departments of in a large state university and sample is selected according to convenience sampling method. Multidimensional Body Self Relations Scale, Irrational Beliefs Scale-Short, Socially-Prescribed Perfectionism S...
Comparison of safety culture perceptions of university student groups
Altınkaya Kurtulmuş, Gizem; Demirel, Nuray; Ocaktan, Murat Can; Department of Occupational Health and Safety (2019)
Although behavior-based safety has become a popular topic in recent decades, increasing the level of safety culture is still an emerging issue. Lack of awareness of safety culture among young professionals is of paramount concern not only for creating safe working environment but also for sustainable development. The main objective of this research study is to assess the safety culture among the students enrolled at Middle East Technical University (METU) and to identify potentials to be improved through ma...
Testing a model of psychological inflexibility, ruminative thinking, worry and self-compassion in relation to college adjustment
Aydın, Yasin; Güneri, Oya; Department of Educational Sciences (2016)
This study aimed to investigate psychological inflexibility, ruminative thinking, worry and self-compassion, in relation to college adjustment within an interactional model by using structural equation modeling. The sample of the study consisted of 657 (486 females, 171 males) first year college students at a public university in western Turkey. The data intruments of the study were Demographic Information Form, University Life Scale (ULS; Aladağ, Kağnıcı, Tuna, & Tezer, 2003), Acceptance and Action Questio...
YILDIRIM, TAŞKIN; Caner, Sonay (2017-07-05)
This study was conducted to determine and classify the reasons for the fears and concerns that deteriorate students’ quality of life and identify the strategies they use to cope with them. The study population consisted of students in at least four-year long programs at a public University in Turkey during the 2013-2014 academic year. The sample included 403 participants. The participants were asked to answer three questions on a written document in this study, which was limited to findings obtained from ...
Predicting college student success college engagement and perceived English language proficiency
Çapa Aydın, Yeşim; Barutçu Yıldırım, Kadriye Funda; Çağ, Pınar (2015-01-01)
The purpose of the present study was to test a model predicting student gains and academic success (GPA) through perceived English language proficiency and student engagement. The participants of the study were 1109 college students enrolled in a large state university in Turkey where medium of instruction is English. Structural Equation Modeling was used to analyze the data gathered through a web-based survey instrument. Findings indicated that, engagement with the instructors, peers and campus events and ...
Citation Formats
L. M. Hei, “Comparison of university students’ approaches to studying across Turkey and Taiwan,” Ph.D. - Doctoral Program, Middle East Technical University, 1999.