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Online K-12 Teachers' Perceptions and Practices of Supporting Self-Regulated Learning


Journal of Educational Computing Research Volume 55, Number 8, ISSN 0735-6331


With growing interest in and popularity of online learning and lifelong learners, students' ability to be engaged in self-regulated learning (SRL) has become more important. Moreover, online learning is becoming an important feature of K-12 education. Although SRL is known to be important and teachable, little research has been conducted on teachers' practices and perceptions of SRL. Survey responses of 112 teachers who were teaching at K-12 online schools in the United States revealed that they perceived the importance of both their students' SRL and their own responsibility for teaching SRL to their students. However, the survey also showed that their practices for supporting SRL had a narrow focus concentrating on conventional teaching, which may have prevented their students from developing the full range of SRL abilities. Possible solutions, limitations, and implication of the study were also discussed.


Huh, Y. & Reigeluth, C.M. (2018). Online K-12 Teachers' Perceptions and Practices of Supporting Self-Regulated Learning. Journal of Educational Computing Research, 55(8), 1129-1153. Retrieved July 18, 2019 from .

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