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@article{b9628e7c28c74b6faf90428deca5ac44,
title = "Exploring self-regulated learning during middle school: views of parents and students on parents’ educational support at home",
abstract = "The transition period from elementary to middle school is challenging. Students are expected to be more autonomous. To cope with these increased levels of autonomy, self-regulated learning skills might help. Previous research has shown that parents play a crucial role in students’ self-regulated learning development. However, research focusing on parental involvement during middle school and the ways in which parents support self-regulated learning at home is limited. Therefore, the present study explores the practices that parents use at home to support middle school students’ autonomy and self-regulated learning. It draws upon semi-structured interviews with eighteen families. The results show that parents mainly guide students’ learning behaviours and motivation. Additionally, parents and students can be divided into three groups based on differences in autonomy granted during learning; these groups reported varying parental practices in fostering self-regulated learning. Overall, the present study highlights the importance of parents’ educational involvement during middle school.",
keywords = "adolescence, learning support at home, middle school, parents, Self-regulated learning",
author = "Thomas, {Val{\'e}rie Marie} and Ja{\"e}l Muls and {De Backer}, Free and Koen Lombaerts",
year = "2019",
month = "1",
day = "8",
doi = "10.1080/13229400.2018.1562359",
language = "English",
journal = "Journal of Family Studies",
issn = "1322-9400",
publisher = "e-Content Management",

}

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TY - JOUR

T1 - Exploring self-regulated learning during middle school: views of parents and students on parents’ educational support at home

AU - Thomas, Valérie Marie

AU - Muls, Jaël

AU - De Backer, Free

AU - Lombaerts, Koen

PY - 2019/1/8

Y1 - 2019/1/8

N2 - The transition period from elementary to middle school is challenging. Students are expected to be more autonomous. To cope with these increased levels of autonomy, self-regulated learning skills might help. Previous research has shown that parents play a crucial role in students’ self-regulated learning development. However, research focusing on parental involvement during middle school and the ways in which parents support self-regulated learning at home is limited. Therefore, the present study explores the practices that parents use at home to support middle school students’ autonomy and self-regulated learning. It draws upon semi-structured interviews with eighteen families. The results show that parents mainly guide students’ learning behaviours and motivation. Additionally, parents and students can be divided into three groups based on differences in autonomy granted during learning; these groups reported varying parental practices in fostering self-regulated learning. Overall, the present study highlights the importance of parents’ educational involvement during middle school.

AB - The transition period from elementary to middle school is challenging. Students are expected to be more autonomous. To cope with these increased levels of autonomy, self-regulated learning skills might help. Previous research has shown that parents play a crucial role in students’ self-regulated learning development. However, research focusing on parental involvement during middle school and the ways in which parents support self-regulated learning at home is limited. Therefore, the present study explores the practices that parents use at home to support middle school students’ autonomy and self-regulated learning. It draws upon semi-structured interviews with eighteen families. The results show that parents mainly guide students’ learning behaviours and motivation. Additionally, parents and students can be divided into three groups based on differences in autonomy granted during learning; these groups reported varying parental practices in fostering self-regulated learning. Overall, the present study highlights the importance of parents’ educational involvement during middle school.

KW - adolescence

KW - learning support at home

KW - middle school

KW - parents

KW - Self-regulated learning

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U2 - 10.1080/13229400.2018.1562359

DO - 10.1080/13229400.2018.1562359

M3 - Article

JO - Journal of Family Studies

JF - Journal of Family Studies

SN - 1322-9400

ER -

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