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Study Strategies And Beliefs About Learning As A Function Of Academic Achievement And Achievement Goals, Jason Geller, Alexander R. Toftness, Patrick I. Armstrong, Shana K. Carpenter, Carly L. Manz, Clark R. Coffman, Monica H. Lamm Jan 2018

Study Strategies And Beliefs About Learning As A Function Of Academic Achievement And Achievement Goals, Jason Geller, Alexander R. Toftness, Patrick I. Armstrong, Shana K. Carpenter, Carly L. Manz, Clark R. Coffman, Monica H. Lamm

Chemical and Biological Engineering Publications

Prior research by Hartwig and Dunlosky [(2012). Study strategies of college students: Are self-testing and scheduling related to achievement? Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 19(1), 126–134] has demonstrated that beliefs about learning and study strategies endorsed by students are related to academic achievement: higher performing students tend to choose more effective study strategies and are more aware of the benefits of self-testing. We examined whether students’ achievement goals, independent of academic achievement, predicted beliefs about learning and endorsement of study strategies. We administered Hartwig and Dunlosky’s survey, along with the Achievement Goals Questionnaire [Elliot, A. J., & McGregor, H. A ...