The impact of self-regulation strategies on student success and satisfaction in an online course

Fethi Inan, Erman Yukselturk, Murat Kurucay, Raymond Flores

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Abstract

The purpose of this study was to examine whether students’ self-regulation skills impact their success and satisfaction in an online learning environment. Data was collected from one hundred and fifty-five students taking an online introductory programming course offered as a part of certification curriculum in a public university in Turkey. The Online Self-regulation and Learning Questionnaire was used to gather learners’ skills in four main sub-components of self-regulation namely planning, help seeking, time management, and self-evaluation. The results indicated that self-regulation, specifically planning, as an important factor for explaining student success and satisfaction in an online course.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)23-32
Number of pages10
JournalInternational Journal on E-Learning: Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education
Volume16
Issue number1
StatePublished - Feb 2017

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