In-lecture learning motivation predicts students' motivation, intention, and behaviour for after-lecture learning: Examining the trans-contextual model across universities from UK, China, and Pakistan

King Chung Derwin CHAN, Sophie Xin YANG, Takeshi HAMAMURA, Sarwat SULTAN, Suxuan XING, Nikos L.D. CHATZISARANTIS, Martin S. HAGGER

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Abstract

This paper presents a cross-cultural examination of the trans-contextual model in University education setting. The purpose of the study was to test the effect of students' perceived autonomy support and in-lecture learning motivation on motivation, intention, and behaviour with respect to after-lecture learning via the mediation of the social cognitive variables: attitude, subjective norm, and perceived behavioural control. University students from UK, China, and Pakistan completed the questionnaires of the study variables. Results revealed that in-lecture perceived autonomy support and autonomous motivation were positively associated with autonomous motivation and intention to engage in after-lecture learning activities via the mediation of the social cognitive variables in all samples. After controlling for the effect of past behaviour, relations between intention and behaviour were only observed in the Chinese sample. In conclusion, the trans-contextual model can be applied to University education, but cultural differences appear to moderate the predictive power of the model, particularly for the intention-behaviour relationship. Copyright © 2015 Springer Science+Business Media New York.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)908-925
JournalMotivation and Emotion
Volume39
Issue number6
Early online dateAug 2015
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2015

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Bibliographical note

Chan, D. K. C., Yang, S. X., Hamamura, T., Sultan, S., Xing, S., Chatzisarantis, N. L. D., & Hagger, M. S. (2015). In-lecture learning motivation predicts students' motivation, intention, and behaviour for after-lecture learning: Examining the trans-contextual model across universities from UK, China, and Pakistan. Motivation and Emotion, 39(6), 908-925. doi: 10.1007/s11031-015-9506-x

Keywords

  • Self-determination theory
  • Theory of planned behaviour
  • Cross-cultural study
  • After-class revision
  • Self-efficacy
  • Multi-group structural equation modeling