Self-Regulated Learning Strategies in a Passive Learning Environment

Maricel Aguila Gomez


One important challenge a teacher faces is to ensure that students learn. Learning is a concerted effort of both the teacher and the student himself. Aside from teachers providing opportunities conducive for learning, students have different ways to learn depending on their personal learning characteristics. Exploring how students regulate their own learning is something important to investigate. This descriptive case study used interview and employed coding procedure to explore the varieties of student’s self-regulatory learning strategies. Findings reveal that varieties of self-regulated learning strategies were employed by students both inside and outside of the classroom as they continue to finish learning tasks. Results further imply that even lecture method which is a less active teaching strategy can also develop or sustain the students to become self-regulated learner. This study helps teachers to identify self-regulated learning strategies giving them idea on how they can provide more opportunities to sustain identified learning strategies for effective learning to take place.


self-regulated learning, self-regulated learning strategies, descriptive case study, lecture method, Science achievement, Biological Science

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