Encyclopedia of Education and Information Technologies

2020 Edition
| Editors: Arthur Tatnall

Exploratory Study Using Self-Regulated Self-Development (SRSD) and Technology in the Context of the Classroom

  • Catarina Liane AraújoEmail author
  • António José Osório
  • Ana Paula Loução Martins
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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-10576-1_230



The use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in the context of writing is increasingly natural, and as a result, this interaction has caused changes in the nature and contexts of communicational processes (interpersonal, virtual, digital, and textual). This use of ICT has also changed the writing process making it more diverse and integrating with new writing formats (e.g., linear, multimodal), which may occur in different contexts (e.g., synchronous or asynchronous, individual, collective, or collaborative), and enforces the integration of digital literacy by the school (Lacina and Griffith 2012).

The integration of technologies in the classroom context is a necessity and a potential for the learning processes involving several teachers and students, with different characteristics, knowledge, and experiences....

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This research was funded by a PhD Grant SFRH/BD/86175/2012, which was awarded to Araújo, C.L. by the Technology and Science Foundation (FCT), Portugal, and developed at the Research Center in Education of Institute of Education – University of Minho (Portugal).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Catarina Liane Araújo
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • António José Osório
    • 1
  • Ana Paula Loução Martins
    • 1
  1. 1.Education Research Centre (CIEd), Institute of EducationUniversity of MinhoBragaPortugal
  2. 2.Centre for Psychological Research and Social Intervention (CIS)ISCTE-University Institute of LisbonLisbonPortugal