Self-Regulated Study of Students from Primary to High School: A developmental Study
Su Dan, Song Juan, Fang Ping (Graduates Academy of Tianjin Normal University, Tianjin 300387; Academy of Psychology and Behavior, Tianjin Normal University, Tianjin 300074; Psychology Department of Capital Normal University, Beijing 100048)
Self-regulated study referred to the regulation of cognition, emotion and activities during study, which is the focus of the domain of education nowadays. The vertical direction research used self-regulation study questionnaires to get the data of students from primary school to high school, in order to make the match of the data and the present models. The results are: (1) Model 2 fits for primary school students while model 1 and 4 (better) are matched with the juniors. Model 4 is for the seniors. (2) For juniors, the ability of self-regulated study is quickly developing and it is the important period of its forming. (3) For seniors, meta-cognitive ability develops gradually and it is the main moderating variable of self-regulated study during this period.