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Article: Asian medical students: Quality of life and motivation to learn

TitleAsian medical students: Quality of life and motivation to learn
Authors
KeywordsAsian
Medical students
Motivation to learn
Quality of life
Issue Date2011
PublisherSpringer Netherlands. The Journal's web site is located at http://www.springer.com/education/journal/12564
Citation
Asia Pacific Education Review, 2011, v. 12 n. 3, p. 437-445 How to Cite?
Abstract
Issues linked with the notions of quality of life (QOL) and motivation to learn among Asian medical students have not been well documented. This is true in both the international and the New Zealand contexts. Our paper addresses this lack of research by focusing on the QOL of international and domestic Asian students studying in New Zealand, where Asian students form a significant proportion of tertiary students. Although there is evidence to suggest that Asian students do well academically, it was felt that an investigation into their QOL would be instructive as QOL will likely have an impact on cognition, behavior, general well-being, and motivation. The present study surveyed fourth- and fifth-year medical students to examine the relationship between QOL and motivation to learn and to consider how Asian medical students compare against European medical and non-medical student peers. The study utilized the World Health Organization-Quality of Life questionnaire (BREF version) and a shortened version of the Motivated Strategies for Learning Questionnaire. The results show that the Asian medical students in this study generated significantly lower scores in terms of their satisfaction with social relationships compared with their non-Asian peers. In addition, international Asian medical students appear to be more at risk than domestic Asian students with respect to test anxiety. The paper considers the findings and the implications for quality of life, motivation to learn, medical education, and the Asian student community. © 2011 Education Research Institute.
Persistent Identifierhttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/144471
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2013 Impact Factor: 0.375
2013 SCImago Journal Rankings: 0.422
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Author Affiliations
  1. Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland
  2. University of Auckland
  3. Auckland University of Technology
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dc.contributor.authorHenning, MAen_HK
dc.contributor.authorHawken, SJen_HK
dc.contributor.authorKrägeloh, Cen_HK
dc.contributor.authorZhao, Yen_HK
dc.contributor.authorDoherty, Ien_HK
dc.date.accessioned2012-01-20T09:02:22Z-
dc.date.available2012-01-20T09:02:22Z-
dc.date.issued2011en_HK
dc.identifier.citationAsia Pacific Education Review, 2011, v. 12 n. 3, p. 437-445en_HK
dc.identifier.issn1598-1037en_HK
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/144471-
dc.description.abstractIssues linked with the notions of quality of life (QOL) and motivation to learn among Asian medical students have not been well documented. This is true in both the international and the New Zealand contexts. Our paper addresses this lack of research by focusing on the QOL of international and domestic Asian students studying in New Zealand, where Asian students form a significant proportion of tertiary students. Although there is evidence to suggest that Asian students do well academically, it was felt that an investigation into their QOL would be instructive as QOL will likely have an impact on cognition, behavior, general well-being, and motivation. The present study surveyed fourth- and fifth-year medical students to examine the relationship between QOL and motivation to learn and to consider how Asian medical students compare against European medical and non-medical student peers. The study utilized the World Health Organization-Quality of Life questionnaire (BREF version) and a shortened version of the Motivated Strategies for Learning Questionnaire. The results show that the Asian medical students in this study generated significantly lower scores in terms of their satisfaction with social relationships compared with their non-Asian peers. In addition, international Asian medical students appear to be more at risk than domestic Asian students with respect to test anxiety. The paper considers the findings and the implications for quality of life, motivation to learn, medical education, and the Asian student community. © 2011 Education Research Institute.en_HK
dc.languageengen_US
dc.publisherSpringer Netherlands. The Journal's web site is located at http://www.springer.com/education/journal/12564en_HK
dc.relation.ispartofAsia Pacific Education Reviewen_HK
dc.subjectAsianen_HK
dc.subjectMedical studentsen_HK
dc.subjectMotivation to learnen_HK
dc.subjectQuality of lifeen_HK
dc.titleAsian medical students: Quality of life and motivation to learnen_HK
dc.typeArticleen_HK
dc.identifier.emailDoherty, I:idoherty@hku.hken_HK
dc.identifier.authorityDoherty, I=rp01576en_HK
dc.description.naturelink_to_subscribed_fulltexten_US
dc.identifier.doi10.1007/s12564-011-9148-yen_HK
dc.identifier.scopuseid_2-s2.0-79961171670en_HK
dc.relation.referenceshttp://www.scopus.com/mlt/select.url?eid=2-s2.0-79961171670&selection=ref&src=s&origin=recordpageen_HK
dc.identifier.volume12en_HK
dc.identifier.issue3en_HK
dc.identifier.spage437en_HK
dc.identifier.epage445en_HK
dc.identifier.isiWOS:000293637000011-
dc.publisher.placeNetherlandsen_HK

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