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Motivational Facilitators and Barriers of Adaptive Academic Help-seeking:A Systematic Review


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1 Syamaprasad Institute of Education and Training Kolkata, West Bengal, India
2 Department of Education, University of Calcutta Kolkata, West Bengal, India
     

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A systematic review was conducted to examine motivation related facilitators and barriers to adaptive academic help-seeking among learners. The review included 31 studies dealing with both adaptive and maladaptive help-seeking behaviour. The motivational facilitators and Barriers to adaptive academic help-seeking included goal orientation, self-perception, attitude and beliefs, academic achievement, interpersonal/social relations and teacher behaviour. Significant gaps were identified where more methodologically sound researches are needed. Strategies for developing appropriate, healthy and active help-seeking strategies were discussed in order to effectively promote better quality of learning.

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Academic Help-Seeking Behaviour, Adaptive Help-Seeking, Motivational Facilitators and Barriers.
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Sreeparna Chowdhury
Syamaprasad Institute of Education and Training Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Santoshi Halder
Department of Education, University of Calcutta Kolkata, West Bengal, India

Abstract


A systematic review was conducted to examine motivation related facilitators and barriers to adaptive academic help-seeking among learners. The review included 31 studies dealing with both adaptive and maladaptive help-seeking behaviour. The motivational facilitators and Barriers to adaptive academic help-seeking included goal orientation, self-perception, attitude and beliefs, academic achievement, interpersonal/social relations and teacher behaviour. Significant gaps were identified where more methodologically sound researches are needed. Strategies for developing appropriate, healthy and active help-seeking strategies were discussed in order to effectively promote better quality of learning.

Keywords


Academic Help-Seeking Behaviour, Adaptive Help-Seeking, Motivational Facilitators and Barriers.

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