A Study on Project-Based Learning Application for SelfRegulated Learning Improvements of Elementary School Students: An Example of Senior Classes Students at Kaohsiung Shou-Shan Elementary School
The study focuses on a project-based learning curriculum for senior classes students of Kaohsiung Shou-Shan elementary school. To show a better picture of the curriculum, the background and conditions of developing such curriculum will be introduced first, followed by a research on the design of the curriculum and strategies of learning. The study reviews how self-regulated learning benefits elementary school students on three individual aspects, which are the motivation of self-learning, learning strategies as well as practices and adjustment of learning. Advices of self-regulated learning curriculum and education are as follows: 1. Teachers are to switch roles to mentors. The better the teachers are at making the best use of aids and maintaining awareness as well as flexibility in a multi-role environment, the more confident they will be when facing variants during classes. 2. Apply strategies to establish a friendly learning environment that encourages peer support. 3. Setting up checkpoints that help students to meet their goals at every phase as well as to evaluate and adjust themselves. 4. “Learning journal” are beneficial for students to stay on track and monitor the strategies, which complies with the principle of self-regulated learning. Such application is highly encouraged. 5.Making the best use of digital aids and build students’ digital media reading literacy.
|關鍵詞||自主學習、國民小學、專題探究、實驗學校、self-regulated learning、elementary school students、project-based learning、experimental education school|