Self-Regulated Learning (SRL): A guide for the perplexed

Moshe Zeidner, Heidrun Stoeger

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Abstract

This introductory paper to the special issue of High Ability Studies aims to provide a “guide for the perplexed” relating to self-regulated learning (SRL) theory, research, and applications. We begin by defining SRL and its key cyclical stages and criterial attributes. We move on to discuss a number of motivational and meta-motivational constructs supporting SRL. We then briefly present a number of issues related to teaching and promoting SRL. Finally, we review research shedding light on SRL in gifted, high ability, and high achieving students.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)9-51
Number of pages43
JournalHigh Ability Studies
Volume30
Issue number1-2
DOIs
StatePublished - 3 Jul 2019

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
The authors would like to thank Professor Gerald Matthews of the University of Central Florida for his perspicacious and constructive comments on an earlier draft of this paper.

Publisher Copyright:
© 2019, © 2019 European Council for High Ability.

Keywords

  • gifted students
  • metacognition
  • motivation
  • Self-regulated learning (SRL)

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Education

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