Journal of
Media and Communication Studies

  • Abbreviation: J. Media Commun. Stud.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2545
  • DOI: 10.5897/JMCS
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 232

Table of Content: June 2013; 5(5)

June 2013

The impact of students’ self-regulated language learning on their reading achievement in Ethiopian high schools: Grade 9 in focus

The purpose of this study is to determine whether or not motivational beliefs and self-regulated learning strategies are significant predictors of high school students' reading performance. The sub-scales used for the motivation scale were intrinsic goal orientation, extrinsic goal orientation, task value, and self-efficacy for learning and performance; while the sub-scales for the cognitive learning strategies were...

Author(s): Abiy Yigzaw and Adelahu Fentie

June 2013

The effects of spatial distance spreading on social presence, negotiation continuation norm and exit behavior in the electronic negotiation

The purpose of the present study is to reexamine the effects of spatial distance on the psychological processes and behavior of negotiators found by Hatta and Ohbuchi, using a different measure of social presence. Participants were 20 undergraduate students, and negotiations were conducted via computer. They were assigned to either a close or remote condition. The results indicated that participants in the remote...

Author(s): Taketoshi Hatta and Ken-ichi Ohbuchi