Intervention Strategies to Increase Self-efficacy and Self-regulation in Adaptive On-Line Learning

  • Teresa Hurley
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4018)


This research outline refers to the validation of interventional strategies to increase the learner’s motivation and self-efficacy in an on-line learning environment. Previous work in this area is mainly based on Keller’s ARCS model of instructional design and this study argues for an approach based on Bandura’s Social Cognitive Theory – especially the aspects of self-efficacy and self-regulation. The research plan envisages two phases: The first phase will extract rules for interventional strategy selection from expert teachers. The second phase aims to validate these rules by providing to the learner the selected strategy and observing the resulting behavior.


Goal Orientation Social Cognitive Theory Mastery Goal Intelligent Tutor System Attribution Theory 
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  • Teresa Hurley
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  1. 1.National College of IrelandDublin 1Ireland

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