Learner self-regulation and web 2.0 tools management in personal learning environment

Cherng Jyh Yen, Chih Hsiung Tu, Laura E. Sujo-Montes, Shadow W.J. Armfield, Junn Yih Chan

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Web 2.0 technology integration requires a higher level of self-regulated learning skills to create a Personal Learning Environment (PLE). This study examined each of the four aspects of learner self-regulation in online learning (i.e., environment structuring, goal setting, time management, & task strategies) as the predictor for level of initiative and sense of control with regard to iGoogle gadgets management in PLE. This study has concluded that goal setting, time management, and task strategies in self-regulated learning can predict level of initiative in organizing PLE. Furthermore, goal setting and task strategies can predict sense of control in PLE management.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)46-65
Number of pages20
JournalInternational Journal of Web-Based Learning and Teaching Technologies
Issue number1
StatePublished - 2013


  • IGoogle Gadgets
  • Online Learning
  • Personal Learning Environment (PLE)
  • Self-Regulated Learning
  • Web 2.0

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Education
  • Computer Science Applications


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