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Yes, werden is required for the passive voice in German. It cannot be left out save in very few cases for advanced stylistic or poetic reasons. Check out Vorgangspassiv on Canoo.net. Especially in your sentence, leaving out werden creates an allusion towards a participle form as a replacement for a subordinate clause. That is not what you intended, since it ...


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Essentially in that clause the "werden" is missing. "verwendet" is the passive form and needs the additional "werden" to make the sentence complete. You could rephrase the sentence to convert it to the active form, then you could omit "werden": Schritte oder Techniken, die Studenten verwenden, um ihr eigenes Lernen zu fördern This would be correct as ...



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