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Motivation and learning strategies for college success : a focus on self-regulated learning / Myron H. Dembo, Helena Seli.

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Author/Creator:
Dembo, Myron H.
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2013
Imprint:
4th ed. - New York : Routledge, 2013.
Format:
  • Book
  • xxi, 340 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [323]-332) and index.
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.
Contributor:
Seli, Helena.
Subjects:
ISBN:
9780415894197
0415894190
9780415894203
0415894204
9780203813836
0203813839

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