Students' motivational orientations and learning strategies are two factors that have consistently been found to be critical in college students' academic achievement. MSLQ (the Motivated Strategies for Learning Questionnaire) developed by Pintrich, Smith, García, and McKeachie (1993) is designed to assess how college students learn and what motivates them. The MSLQ has been utilized extensively in various countries of the world, such as China, Germany, Greece, South Africa, and Thailand. Little is known abo…
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