Virtual School Meanderings

July 23, 2017

EBSCO Alerts

ebscoFirst, the alert for virtual school.

1. TI- The roles of learning strategies and motivation in online language learning: A structural equation modeling analysis.
AU- Lin, Chin-Hsi1 chinhsi@msu.edu
AU- Zhang, Yining1
AU- Zheng, Binbin1
JN- Computers & Education
PD- Oct2017, Vol. 113, p75-85
PG- 11p
DT- 20171001
PT- Article
AB- Students’ active regulation of learning, through being motivated and a variety of cognitive and metacognitive strategies, is crucial to their online learning success. Despite the large numbers enrolled in online language courses, very little is known about students’ motivation and strategy use in these learning environments, or how they may affect their online learning outcomes. This study helps fill this gap by examining students’ motivation and learning-strategy use across a number of online language courses, and investigating the role of motivation and such strategies within the framework of self-regulated learning. Based on data about online language-learning strategies collected from 466 high-school-level online language students in a Midwestern virtual school, our findings indicated that online learning strategies operated at a moderate level in the process of foreign language-learning. Further analysis using structural equation modeling revealed that the use of online learning strategies predicted students’ online learning outcomes. [ABSTRACT FROM AUTHOR]
AB- Copyright of Computers & Education is the property of Pergamon Press – An Imprint of Elsevier Science and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple sites or posted to a listserv without the copyright holder’s express written permission. However, users may print, download, or email articles for individual use. This abstract may be abridged. No warranty is given about the accuracy of the copy. Users should refer to the original published version of the material for the full abstract. (Copyright applies to all Abstracts.)
KW- Language learning
KW- Learning strategies
KW- Motivation
KW- Online learning
KW- Self-regulated learning
KW- Virtual school
AD- 1Michigan State University, 620 Farm Lane, East Lansing, MI 48824, United States
IS- 03601315
DI- 10.1016/j.compedu.2017.05.014
AN- 124047071

Next, I received the alert for cyber school, but there were no relevant items.

Finally, once again I did not receive the alert for K-12 online learning.

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