Abstract—Self-determination theory (SDT) explicates the relationship between human needs and motivation within the environmental social supports. Comparing with traditional face-to-face learning, in online learning environment the main advantage is to create self-determination context for flexible learning. The most important core resources of the era of knowledge economy are the "knowledge." How to base on self-determined learning and innovation, through the perceived value of the learning process to be translated into the value of innovation is the key to virtue or vice of the students' competitiveness. Therefore, how to develop the ability to learn self-determination is very important for college students, this study attempts to use the strategy of problem sets and online learning platform model, it be utilized to provide students self- determination online learning (SDOL) system, and further to explore the thinking ability.
Index Terms—Self-determination theory, online learning, pedagogical innovation
Pi-Shan Hsu is with the Development at Ching Kuo Institute of Management and Health in Taiwan.
Te-Jeng Chang is with the Department of Industry Education at the National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU) (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Cite: Pi-Shan Hsu and Te-Jeng Chang, "Self-Determination Online Learning (SDOL) Environment Evoking Pedagogical Innovation," International Journal of Computer Theory and Engineering vol. 4, no. 4, pp. 667-669, 2012.