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dc.contributor.authorStewart, Rodneyen_US
dc.contributor.authorWaroonkun, Tanuten_US
dc.contributor.editorJack Goulding, Martin Skitmore, Mustafa Alshawien_US
dc.date.accessioned2017-05-03T12:24:34Z
dc.date.available2017-05-03T12:24:34Z
dc.date.issued2007en_US
dc.date.modified2008-06-30T02:55:19Z
dc.identifier.issn14714175en_US
dc.identifier.doi10.1108/14714170710754722en_AU
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10072/17801
dc.description.abstractModern learning approaches increasingly have fewer structured learning activities and more self directed learning tasks guided through consultation with academics. Such tasks are predominately project/problem based where the student is required to follow a freely guided road map to self discovery whilst simultaneously achieving desired learning outcomes for a particular course. However, many international students struggle to adjust to an Australian higher learning environment where they are being increasingly encouraged to undertake self directed learning (SDL). Thus, this paper proposes the concept that international students who have higher readiness for SDL gain greater learning outcomes from project based learning (PBL) approaches. To achieve this objective, a questionnaire survey of 26 students (65 per cent of class) completing an engineering management course was conducted. Linear regression analysis provided evidence that SDL readiness was a key enabler for achieving learning outcomes from PBL. In particular, having high self management skills was shown to be the most significant and reliable predictor for achieving learning outcomes from PBL. Through understanding students SDL readiness at the commencement of their engineering programs, academics can better tailor PBL support mechanisms to achieve desired learning outcomes.en_US
dc.description.peerreviewedYesen_US
dc.description.publicationstatusYesen_AU
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dc.languageEnglishen_US
dc.language.isoen_AU
dc.publisherEmerald Group Publishing Limiteden_US
dc.publisher.placeUnited Kingdomen_US
dc.publisher.urihttp://info.emeraldinsight.com/products/journals/journals.htm?PHPSESSID=a7ojl8s6qt7r2kdohcodbt9ta3&id=cien_AU
dc.relation.ispartofstudentpublicationNen_AU
dc.relation.ispartofpagefrom218en_US
dc.relation.ispartofpageto239en_US
dc.relation.ispartofissue3en_US
dc.relation.ispartofjournalConstruction Innovationen_US
dc.relation.ispartofvolume7en_US
dc.rights.retentionYen_AU
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode310202en_US
dc.titleBenchmarking construction technology transfer in Thailanden_US
dc.typeJournal articleen_US
dc.type.descriptionC1 - Peer Reviewed (HERDC)en_US
dc.type.codeC - Journal Articlesen_US
gro.facultyGriffith Sciences, Griffith School of Engineeringen_US
gro.rights.copyrightCopyright 2007 Emerald. This is the author-manuscript version of this paper. Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher. Please refer to the journal's website for access to the definitive, published version.en_AU
gro.date.issued2007
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