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Table 6 Frequency of learning strategies used by students within 6 different learning contexts using each of the 14 SRL learning strategies (most used)

From: E-book of metacognitive learning strategies: design and implementation to activate student’s self-regulation

Learning context Frequency of learning strategy the students used the most (%)
Class A Class B Class C
In the science philosophy course, the lecturer discusses the philosophy of science and will give a quiz at the end of the lesson. What specific methods can help you understand and remember the discussion material? Making material notes (69.0)
Searching via Internet (55.2)
Rereading notes (48.3)
Making material notes (67.7)
Searching via Internet (40.0)
Rechecking assignments (33.3)
Making material notes (71.4)
Searching via Internet (42.8)
Reviewing a previous exam (35.0)
The lecturer gives the task to write a short paper on cognitive development. Paper work is done outside of class hours and grades will be accumulated for semester scores. What methods will make it easier for you to plan and finish your paper well? Searching via Internet (65.5)
Making material notes (65.5)
Rechecking assignments (51.7)
Making material notes (69.0)
Rechecking assignments (50.0)
Searching via Internet (45.1)
Making material notes (71.4)
Studying lecturer’s PPT (47.6)
Rereading notes (42.8)
What specific methods do you use to complete course assignments? Making material notes (69.0)
Searching via Internet (55.2)
Rereading notes (48.3)
Making material notes (70.0)
Searching via Internet (48.4)
Rechecking assignments (43.3)
Making material notes (65.0)
Rereading notes (47.6)
Studying lecturer’s PPT (47.6)
All lecturers provide UAS to determine your GPA. What methods do you use to get good grades? Making material notes (75.9)
Searching via Internet (65.5)
Rechecking assignments (65.5)
Making material notes (72.4)
Rereading notes (54.8)
Studying lecturer’s PPT (51.2)
Making material notes (66.7)
Rereading notes (65.0)
Studying lecturer’s PPT (65.0)
Many students are complacent in completing assignments so that the work is not optimal. This is because many students prefer to watch movies, surf on social media, or play games when they have free time. What tricks do you use to be more motivated to complete assignments? Rereading notes (72.4)
Making material notes (62.1)
Rechecking assignments (58.6)
Making material notes (64.3)
Studying lecturer’s PPT (46.4)
Searching via Internet (42.8)
Making material notes (71.4)
Rereading notes (55.0)
Studying lecturer’s PPT (55.0)
Some students think that it is better to do class assignments at home or in a boarding house, as well as prepare for the next lecture. What tricks do you use to improve the quality of studying at home or boarding house? Making material notes (62.1)
Rereading notes (62.1)
Rechecking assignments (58.6)
Making material notes (69.0)
Studying lecturer’s PPT (48.3)
Making a study schedule (43.3)
Making material notes (71.4)
Rereading notes (58.0)
Studying lecturer’s PPT (50.0)