Paula Galvao de Barba

Paula Galvao de Barba

Paula de Barba is a Research Fellow in Higher Education with the Melbourne Centre for the Study of Higher Education at The University of Melbourne. Paula is also part of the Science of Learning Research Centre. Her current research is in the areas of educational psychology and educational technology. Paula is interested in how students' cognition and emotions influence their learning, and how technology can support and promote learning. Psychological constructs investigated include self-regulated learning, motivation, interest, and confusion. 

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Teaching self-regulated learning skills
Teaching self-regulated learning skills

The evolution of the teacher-controlled learning environment to include more self-directed online education has highlighted the need for students to develop self-regulated learning skills.