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The Effect Of Reflective Portfolio Use On Student Self-Regulation Skills In Science, Jacob C. Greenwood May 2010

The Effect Of Reflective Portfolio Use On Student Self-Regulation Skills In Science, Jacob C. Greenwood

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This study investigated the use of reflective portfolios in science as a means to provide students a medium to develop a repertoire of study and self-regulation strategies. These self-regulation strategies can be accessed and utilized by students to engage in independent study and help to manage workloads from multiple teachers. The use of a reflective portfolio addresses the theoretical framework laid out by Pintrich which organized regulatory processes according to four phases (a) planning, (b) self-monitoring, (c) control, and (d) evaluation. The reflective portfolio included student work samples, revisions of work, reflections, and goal statements. Construction of the portfolio gave ...