Feedback and Self-Regulated Learning: A Theoretical Synthesis

  title={Feedback and Self-Regulated Learning: A Theoretical Synthesis},
  author={Deborah L Butler and Philip H. Winne},
  journal={Review of Educational Research},
  pages={245 - 281}
  • D. Butler, P. Winne
  • Published 1 September 1995
  • Psychology
  • Review of Educational Research
Self-regulated learning (SRL) is a pivot upon which students’ achievement turns. We explain how feedback is inherent in and a prime determiner of processes that constitute SRL, and review areas of research that elaborate contemporary models of how feedback functions in learning. Specifically, we begin by synthesizing a model of self-regulation based on contemporary educational and psychological literatures. Then we use that model as a structure for analyzing the cognitive processes involved in… 

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