The The Important Role of Self-Regulation in Worldwide EFL Learning Contexts


  • Kristian Wijaya Sanata Dharma University


self-regulation, library study, worldwide EFL learning contexts




To better cultivate life-long learning characters within EFL learners, they should be well-trained in activating their utmost self-regulation potentials. By becoming more self-regulated academicians, EFL learners will be more capable of controlling their targeted learning environments, resources, strategies, and time in a better purpose to reach the desired learning outcomes. Concerning this belief, this present qualitative library study was run to exhaustively unearth the crucial role of self-regulation in worldwide EFL learning contexts. To fulfill this main research concern, 30 prior self-regulation studies were conscientiously selected to generate a new enlightenment for globalized ELT educators to nurture their learners’ self-regulation growth in varied language learning situations. The obtained major findings unveiled that a higher degree of self-regulation enabled EFL learners to transform into more life-long knowledge seekers fully reaping more fruitful language learning outcomes. For the betterment of this pivotal psychological investigation, a considerable number of self-regulation literature in line with the interconnected nature of other psychological constructs are highly suggestive for future researchers aiming to conduct identical studies.  


Keywords: self-regulation, library study, worldwide EFL learning contexts

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How to Cite

K. Wijaya, “The The Important Role of Self-Regulation in Worldwide EFL Learning Contexts”, JELPEDLIC, vol. 7, no. 1, pp. 65-76, Nov. 2021.