Self-regulated learners and collaboration: How innovative tools can address the motivation to learn at the workplace?

Teresa Holocher-Ertl, Claudia Magdalena Fabian, Melody Siadaty, Jelena Jovanović, Kai Pata, Dragan Gasevic

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This paper describes an innovative motivational approach combined with new tools to support self-regulated learners, stressing the importance of social embeddedness and collaboration for learners at work. We suggest that the social context plays an important role when it comes to defining learning goals, adapting one's strategies to social norms, and collaboratively creating knowledge with colleagues and peers. A first assessment of this motivational approach and early prototypes was conducted within the IntelLEO project by the end-users of three heterogeneous business cases. The results of this evaluation in the biggest business case are presented in this paper.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationTowards Ubiquitous Learning
Subtitle of host publication6th European Conference of Technology Enhanced Learning, EC-TEL 2011, Palermo, Italy, September 20-23, 2011 Proceedings
EditorsCarlos Delgado Kloos, Denis Gillet, Raquel M. Crespo García, Fridolin Wild
Place of PublicationBerlin Germany
Number of pages6
ISBN (Print)9783642239847
Publication statusPublished - 28 Sep 2011
Externally publishedYes
EventEuropean Conference on Technology Enhanced Learning (EC-TEL) 2011 - Palermo, Italy
Duration: 20 Sep 201123 Sep 2011
Conference number: 6th (Proceedings)

Publication series

NameLecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)
ISSN (Print)0302-9743
ISSN (Electronic)1611-3349


ConferenceEuropean Conference on Technology Enhanced Learning (EC-TEL) 2011
Abbreviated titleEC-TEL 2011
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  • collaboration
  • motivation
  • Self-regulated learning
  • workplace

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