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Thinking while Studying: A Process Tracing Study of Distance Learners

Distance Education Volume 13, Number 2, ISSN 0158-7919


Reports on a project that traced the moment-by-moment thought processes of 17 tertiary students enrolled in undergraduate distance education programs as they interacted with textual materials in private study settings. Data are presented on selected mediating processes, including evaluation, linking, strategy planning, generating, metacognition, and affective responses. (18 references) (KRN)


Marland, P. (1992). Thinking while Studying: A Process Tracing Study of Distance Learners. Distance Education, 13(2), 193-217. Retrieved April 5, 2020 from .

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