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    Motivation and Self-Regulation in Learning

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    Answer the following questions:
    •Can everyone be an online learner? What do the various theories that you have studied contribute to your answer?
    •How can you support an online learner who does not seem to be motivated? Describe 2 possible scenarios in which online learners may not have or may lose their energy and interest in continuing to study online. How might self-regulation, self-motivation, and reflective practices be applied to solve issues? How do situations such as this call for strong consideration by teachers and administrators of the affective performance domain?
    •What learning theories most clearly support authentic or performance-centric assessment? Why? Which learning theories best support norm-referenced or fixed-choice assessment methods? Why?

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    http://www.duq.edu/academics/online-campus/prospective-students/successful-online-learners

    •Can everyone be an online learner? What do the various theories that you have studied contribute to your answer?

    Online learning is not for every student, but if a student is self-motivated, and the student has the ability to guide the learning process wherein they are capable of remaining dedicated to the entire learning process that entails the use of schema, studying tools, and other forms of development that is guided by the learner, the student can be a successful online learner. Some of the mandatory skills and abilities that an online learner msut possess include the abiliy to manage their time, the ability to engage in self-motivation wherein the student doesn't need the assistance of others to become motivated to learn, and the ability to utilize technology.

    In reference to time management, those who want to learn online must be well versed in time management as online learning requires the learner to be well organized, and self-disciplined. Many students who aren't prepared or cut out for online learning believe that the flexibility of the classes and convenience of the courses wherein they can get online any time they please will make the classes easier. This is actually a misconception as learning online is harder than learning within the brick and mortar classroom because it requires for the learner to motivate themselves while also scheduling time for coursework as there are not scheduled classes or defined times. Therefore, as opposed to relying upon the continuity that accompanies an established schedule at a brick and mortar college, the student does not have an instructor that is able to encourage and promulgate the student to continuously devote the necessary ...

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    Motivation and Self-Regulation in Learning is examined. The various theories that have studied contribute to your answer is determined.

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