Self-regulated learning as a strategy for enhancing the effectiveness of adult online learning
Cheng-Yen Wang, National Kaohsiung Normal Univ., Taiwan
EdMedia + Innovate Learning, in Norfolk, VA USA ISBN 978-1-880094-42-6 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Waynesville, NC
Self-based leaning is recommended as an effective style for adult distance learning. Adults also conduct online learning mainly distantly and independently. It reveals therefore that self-based learning would be significant and helpful for adult online learning. When the market of online learning is growing rapidly with the facilitation of information and communication technologies, it is becoming significant to explore how adults can learn effectively and successfully via online to achieve the vision of establishing a learning society. Self-regulated learning (SRL) is self-based and has been researched popularly in the field of traditional Educational Psychology but less discussed in adult learning. The author utilizes the literature review linking to his practical experiences to examine issues such as the feasibility of SRL and how to enrich the literacy of SRL for effective adult online learning in this paper. Concrete strategies for conducting SRL are also raised to be recommendations.
Wang, C.Y. (2001). Self-regulated learning as a strategy for enhancing the effectiveness of adult online learning. In C. Montgomerie & J. Viteli (Eds.), Proceedings of ED-MEDIA 2001--World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications (pp. 1996-2000). Norfolk, VA USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).
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