QUT ePrints

Alternatives to the behavioural technicist approaches to study skills

Cloete, N. & Shochet, I.M. (1986) Alternatives to the behavioural technicist approaches to study skills. Higher Education, 15, pp. 247-258.

Abstract

The content and approach of study skills courses are critiqued and alternatives are suggested. It is proposed that an approach providing students with knowledge about the cognitive processes involved in mastering complex material would make the study skills teacher an agent of social change aiming for the enlightenment and emancipation of students and lecturers.

Impact and interest:

Citation countsare sourced monthly from Scopus and Web of Science® citation databases.

These databases contain citations from different subsets of available publications and different time periods and thus the citation count from each is usually different. Some works are not in either database and no count is displayed. Scopus includes citations from articles published in 1996 onwards, and Web of Science® generally from 1980 onwards.

Citations counts from the Google Scholar™ indexing service can be viewed at the linked Google Scholar™ search.

ID Code: 49543
Item Type: Journal Article
Keywords: Behaviorism, Change Agents, Cognitive Processes, Comparative Analysis, Educational Strategies, Higher Education, Learning Strategies, Social Change, Study Skills
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > PSYCHOLOGY AND COGNITIVE SCIENCES (170000) > PSYCHOLOGY (170100)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Current > Schools > School of Psychology & Counselling
Deposited On: 24 May 2012 09:39
Last Modified: 24 May 2012 09:39

Export: EndNote | Dublin Core | BibTeX

Repository Staff Only: item control page