Learner self-regulation in distance education: A Cross-Cultural study

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Abstract

This study investigated cultural variations between two samples of Arab and American distance learners (N = 190). The overarching purpose was to chart the underlying relationships between learner self-regulation and cultural orientation within distance education environments using structural equation modeling. The study found significant differences between Arab and American students on all but one variable. In the best-fitting model, only future orientation, a cultural variable, explained variances in learner self-regulation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)135-150
Number of pages16
JournalAmerican Journal of Distance Education
Volume24
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2010

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Education
  • Computer Science Applications

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