Measuring self-regulated learning: a review of questionnaires



In recent years, there has been a growing interest in «self–regulated learning» among researchers in psychology and pedagogy. However, at the moment there is no consensus of what it meant by it. The diversity of views resulted in a number of different measures. This paper presents a review of the most common questionnaires measuring self–regulated learning. The author analyses such questionnaires’ characteristics as theoretical background, internal structure, and validity. The analysis reveals that all of the questionnaires are based on different internal structures, which reflect authors’ ideas about self-regulated learning. Finally, the conclusion gives the recommendations for choosing a questionnaire and identifies the areas for further research.

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Keywords: self–regulated learning, social–cognitive theory, measures, questionnaires.

Journal rubric: Educational Psychology and Pedagogical Psychology

Article type: review article


For citation: Vilkova K.A. Measuring self-regulated learning: a review of questionnaires [Elektronnyi resurs]. Sovremennaia zarubezhnaia psikhologiia = Journal of Modern Foreign Psychology, 2020. Vol. 9, no. 2, pp. 123–133. DOI: 10.17759/jmfp.2020090211. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)


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Ksenia A. Vilkova, Junior Research Fellow and Postgraduate Student, Centre of Sociology of Higher Education, Institute of Education, National Research University Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russia, ORCID:, e-mail:



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