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Motivation and learning strategies for college success : a focus on self-regulated learning

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Routledge, Volume 4th, New York, p.340 (2013)

Call Number:

Cubb LB2343.3 .D46 2013

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/9853388

Keywords:

Achievement motivation, College student orientation, Learning strategies

Abstract:

Summary: "This popular text combines theory, research, and applications to teach college students how to become more self-regulated learners. Study skills are treated as a serious academic course of study. Students learn about human motivation and learning as they improve their study skills. The focus is on relevant information and features designed to help students to identify the components of academic learning that contribute to high achievement, to master and practice effective learning and study strategies, and then to complete self-regulation studies whereby they are taught a process for improving their academic behavior. A framework organized around six components related to academic success (motivation, methods of learning, time management, control of the physical and social environment, and monitoring performance) makes it easy for students to understand what they need to do to become more successful in the classroom"-- Provided by publisher.

Publication Language:

eng