Learned optimism : motivation for lifelong learning in a pre-university preparation program
conference contributionposted on 2017-12-06, 00:00 authored by Jennifer SimpsonJennifer Simpson, Phyllida CoombesPhyllida 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.
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EditorDanaher P; Macpherson C; Nouwens F; Orr D
Parent TitleLifelong 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
Number of Pages6
PublisherCentral Queensland University Press
Place of PublicationRockhampton, Qld.