Learning Strategies: A Review and Synthesis of the Current Literature.
TEXAS CHRISTIAN UNIV FORT WORTH INST FOR THE STUDY OF COGNITIVE SYSTEMS
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The report reviews and synthesizes psychological and educational research on learning strategies. It contains an overview of strategy modification a review of factors influencing strategy selection and use including intellectual aptitude, personality variables, cognitive style, reception preference, motivation, sex, and prior knowledge a review of learning strategies General, comprehension, memory, problem solving, and creativity and recommendations involving future research. The report develops and uses a conceptual framework providing coherence to the variety of studies which relate to research on learning strategies. The intent of this study is to provide a basis for developing specific research plans to improve students learning strategies and skills.