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Self-regulated learning and academic performance among UTM undergraduates

Mohd. Kosnin, Azlina and Hamdan, Abdul Rahim (2007) Self-regulated learning and academic performance among UTM undergraduates. In: International Conference on Lifelong Learning, 2007, Kuala Lumpur.

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Abstract

This study is an investigation of the ability of self-regulated learning (SRL) as measured by the Motivated Strategies for Learning Questionnaires (MSLQ) to predict academic achievement among undergraduates in Malaysia. A total of 460 second-year engineering undergraduates from the Universiti Teknologi Malaysia participated in the study. Academic achievement was measured by the students’ grade point average. The results show that the MSLQ is a reliable tool and SRL is a significant predictor of Malaysian undergraduates’ academic achievement. Significant relationships between SRL and academic achievement were found, nevertheless differences in the composition of significant predictor sub-scales are also found between achievement groups.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords:academic performance, UTM undergraduates, Motivated Strategies for Learning Questionnaire (MSLQ)
Subjects:L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions:Education
ID Code:14412
Deposited By: Mrs Liza Porijo
Deposited On:24 Aug 2011 07:07
Last Modified:08 Aug 2017 06:09

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