The Relationships between Learning Experiences, Psychological Capital, and Student Engagement in Taiwan College Freshmen


The main purpose of this study was to investigate the relationships between learning experiences, psychological capital, and student engagement. This study adopts the database management system about learning process and performance. Participants of effective sample were 996 college students from college in Taiwan. The data were analyzed by descriptive statistics, ANOVA, and multiple regression. And the finding are summarized as follows: (1) The best predict effect for college freshmen of student engagement is internal learning experiences in high school. (2) The internal learning experiences in high school, psychological capital, hope, and external learning experiences in high school can predict student engagement for explained variation 56.3%. (3) Freshmen’s mean score of learning experiences in high school, psychological capital, and student engagement, which had more confident were higher than the less one. Based on the results, discussion and suggestions for the preparation and future research were proposed.

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NaiHao Chang, Hsuan Chuang University, Taiwan
Po-Lin Chen, Hsuan Chuang University, Taiwan

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Conference: ACE2016
Stream: Higher education

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