Study Skills Training: Is it an Answer to the Lack of College Students Study Skills?

Kartika, Aniva (2007) Study Skills Training: Is it an Answer to the Lack of College Students Study Skills? The International Journal of Learning, 14 (9). pp. 1-43. ISSN 1447-9494

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Abstract

Learning in higher education requires students to be able to learn independently However, previous reseacrh on students self-regulation in leraning (Agustina Panjaitan & Kartika 2004) revealed that even though they exhibited adequate meto-cognitive ability and self-control, they still felt unsure of their ability and skills, espesially in accomplishing academic tasks. It is also reported that students were unable to manage time between study and other things, and were often unprepared for the exams. Although most of the students had already known the strategy for reading and note-faking, butthese strategies were not practised widely. In response to that, a training is designed to improve students study skills. The program, called Study Skills Training, is being embedded in the University Orientation Program. Which a i m to enable new students to adapt to college life and to become independent learners. The subjects of this training are freshman of Psychology students. The paper reports the training. monitoring for applying study skills, and its effect on their study habits. It addresses some obstacles and raises some suggestions

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Freshmen, Study Skills, Independent Learner, Self Regulated Learning
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Divisions: Faculty of Psychology > Department of Psychology
Depositing User: Adpesdam Ubaya
Date Deposited: 16 Mar 2012 07:28
Last Modified: 20 Mar 2012 03:38
URI: http://repository.ubaya.ac.id/id/eprint/211

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