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Education Research International
Volume 2014, Article ID 242417, 7 pages
Research Article

Motivational Processes in Online Learning: The Role of Tutorship for Laboratory Activities through the Semistructured Self-Evaluation Tests

Department of Education, Roma Tre University, Via Milazzo 11 B, 00185 Rome, Italy

Received 17 November 2013; Revised 8 March 2014; Accepted 8 March 2014; Published 7 April 2014

Academic Editor: Gwo-Jen Hwang

Copyright © 2014 Valeria Biasi and Gaetano Domenici. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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