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ERIC Number: EJ899082
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Oct
Pages: 15
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 49
ISSN: ISSN-1042-1629
The Relation between Self-Regulation and the Embedding of Support in Learning Environments
Clarebout, Geraldine; Horz, Holger; Schnotz, Wolfgang; Elen, Jan
Educational Technology Research and Development, v58 n5 p573-587 Oct 2010
The current study investigates whether embedding support may provide a solution to sub optimal use of support and whether this is related to learners' self-regulation skills and goal orientation. Sixty students were divided in a condition where support was embedded and a condition where support was non-embedded. Results reveal that the embedded group used more and spent more time on the use of support. Quality of use differed for one support device only, with quality being higher in the non-embedded group. An interaction with self-regulation was found. High self-regulators use the support devices less optimal when support is embedded. No conclusions could be drawn with respect to goal orientation. Quality of usage and proportional time spent on support influenced learning outcomes.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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