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Pages: 1432-1437
Publication year: 2011
ISBN: 978-84-615-3324-4
ISSN: 2340-1095

Conference name: 4th International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation
Dates: 14-16 November, 2011
Location: Madrid, Spain


B. Ozgur

Yeditepe University (TURKEY)
This paper is going to be centred on how learners’ autonomy can be fostered. In the literature part of this paper it is stated that the development autonomous learning plays a crucial role in learning process. Teachers create an environment that the students feel themselves autonomous. The empirical research is conducted on two main private universities in Istanbul. Convenient quota sampling has been used. 100 university students covering a wide-range of departments participated in the research. The questionnaire is in Likert Scale form from strongly agree to strongly disagree and a space is provided on the questionnaire in order to analyze participants’ opinions. Additionally correlation analyses and frequencies are found the results of the questionnaires are correlated with the findings of the literature review. The participants are given a questionnaire that analyzes how teachers assess their learners in terms of they are autonomous or not. The findings reveal that teachers have a significant effect on autonomous learning is general.
author = {Ozgur, B.},
series = {4th International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation},
booktitle = {ICERI2011 Proceedings},
isbn = {978-84-615-3324-4},
issn = {2340-1095},
publisher = {IATED},
location = {Madrid, Spain},
month = {14-16 November, 2011},
year = {2011},
pages = {1432-1437}}
AU - B. Ozgur
SN - 978-84-615-3324-4/2340-1095
PY - 2011
Y1 - 14-16 November, 2011
CI - Madrid, Spain
JO - 4th International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation
JA - ICERI2011 Proceedings
SP - 1432
EP - 1437
ER -
B. Ozgur (2011) LEARNER AUTONOMY, ICERI2011 Proceedings, pp. 1432-1437.