Exploring the Effectiveness of Pre- and Post-Reading Activities on the Development of Reading Motivation and Self-Regulation as Essentials for Reading Comprehension

Parviz Ajideh; Mohammad - Zohrabi; Behnaz Khojand

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 14 January 2024


  Reading skill entails the employment of specific skills and strategies. The use of post-reading and pre-reading activities, considering the importance of individual differences of the learners, have been reported to be successful techniques in improving reading comprehension. Thus, the objective of the ...  Read More

The Effectiveness of Metacognitive Awareness Raising on Reading Comprehension and Self-regulation of Iranian EFL Learners

Zahra Sadat Hadj Seyed Hossein Khani Taher Kermani; Neda Fatehi Rad; Valeh Jalali

Volume 10, Issue 2 , April 2023, , Pages 119-141


  AbstractThe importance of the metacognitive awareness raising strategy has been well-documented in research findings as a type of support for the language skills acquisition of English as a foreign language (EFL) learner in overall; nevertheless, the efficacy of this strategy on EFL learners' reading ...  Read More

The Mediating Role of Self-Regulation between Student Engagement and Motivation among Iranian EFL Learners: A Structural Equation Modeling Approach

Yahya Ghelichli; Seyyed Hassan Seyyedrezaei; Ghasem Barani; Omid Mazandarani

Volume 9, Issue 1 , January 2022, , Pages 179-200


  The relationship between student engagement and motivation has been shown to be significant. However, the nature of this association still needs to be further known. Self-regulation also has a close connection with both student engagement and motivation. The present study thus aimed at investigating ...  Read More

The Impact of Teaching Self-regulation in Reading on EFL Learners' Motivation to Read: Insights from an SRL Model

Fatemeh Hemmati; Elaheh Sotoudehnama; Mahboobeh Morshedian

Volume 5, Issue 4 , November 2018, , Pages 131-155


  Self-regulation is the ability to regulate one’s actions, behaviors and thoughts to achieve goals. In the same line, self-regulated learning (SRL) refers to plans and behaviors to reach one’s learning goals. Therefore, this research probed into the effect of training English as a Foreign ...  Read More

Enhancing Vocabulary Learning and Self-regulation via a Mobile Application: An Investigation of the Memrise App

Jalil Fathi; Forough Alipour; Abdulbaset Saeedian

Volume 5, Issue 1 , February 2018, , Pages 27-46


  The purpose of the present study was to investigate the effects of the use of mobile application (app) of Memrise on the second language (L2) vocabulary learning and self-regulatory capacity in vocabulary acquisition. In so doing, a sample of 59 Iranian English-as-a-foreign language (EFL) learners from ...  Read More