It's all about metacognitive activities: Computerized Scaffolding of Self-Regulated Learning

Inge Molenaar

Research output: ThesisPhD Thesis - Research external, graduation external

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Abstract

Young students in elementary education often have problems effectively controlling and monitoring their learning in complex computer-based environments. In the Atgentive project, we developed a computerized scaffolding system to support students' selfregulated learning to overcome that problem. This thesis addresses the research question: What are the effects of computerized scaffolding of self-regulated learning on learning of collaborating students? To answer this question seven sub-questions were formulated, which were answered in seven chapters in this thesis. The questions and their answers are grounded in the theoretical constructs: self-regulated learning, scaffolding and the sociocognitive perspective on collaborative learning.
Original languageEnglish
Awarding Institution
  • University of Amsterdam
Supervisors/Advisors
  • Sleegers, P.J.C., Supervisor
  • van Boxtel, C.A.M., Supervisor
Award date24 Nov 2011
Place of PublicationAmsterdam
Publisher
Print ISBNs978-94-6191-076-9
Publication statusPublished - 24 Nov 2011
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • METIS-280767

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