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Approaches to Studying in Undergraduate and Postgraduate Students

Richardson, John T. E. (1998). Approaches to Studying in Undergraduate and Postgraduate Students. Studies in Higher Education, 23(2) pp. 217–220.

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Previous work has suggested that students taking postgraduate taught courses may adopt a reproducing orientation to studying because of a heavy curriculum and the pressure of examinations. The present study found no basis for this notion in a comparison of undergraduate and postgraduate students over a range of course units. It is concluded that postgraduate students are as capable as undergraduate students of adopting appropriate orientations in their studying.

Item Type: Journal Item
ISSN: 0307-5079
Academic Unit/School: Institute of Educational Technology (IET)
Research Group: Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET)
Item ID: 49893
Depositing User: John T. E. Richardson
Date Deposited: 06 Jul 2017 12:26
Last Modified: 13 Dec 2019 09:10
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