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.


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.

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ID Code: 49543
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
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: 23 May 2012 23:39
Last Modified: 23 May 2012 23:39

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