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Learned optimism : motivation for lifelong learning in a pre-university preparation program

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posted on 06.12.2017, 00:00 by Jennifer Simpson, Phyllida Coombes
Effective lifelong learning is dependent, to a considerable degree, on developing optimistic learners. This paper examines how a pre-undergraduate language course helped to encourage and enable students to become optimistic about their ability to succeed in university studies.

Funding

Category 1 - Australian Competitive Grants (this includes ARC, NHMRC)

History

Editor

Danaher P; Macpherson C; Nouwens F; Orr D

Parent Title

Lifelong learning : whose responsibility and what is your contribution? : refereed papers from the 3rd International Lifelong Learning Conference, Yeppoon, Central Queensland, Australia, 13 - 16 June 2004

Start Page

319

End Page

324

Number of Pages

6

Start Date

01/01/2004

Finish Date

01/01/2004

ISBN-10

187667475X

Location

Yeppoon, Qld.

Publisher

Central Queensland University Press

Place of Publication

Rockhampton, Qld.

Additional Rights

CC-BY-NC-ND

Peer Reviewed

Yes

Open Access

Yes

Era Eligible

Yes

Name of Conference

Lifelong Learning Conference

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