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On the role of discipline-related self-concept in deep and surface approaches to learning among university students

Platow, Michael; Mavor, Kenneth; Grace, Diana


The current research examined the role that students' discipline-related self-concepts may play in their deep and surface approaches to learning, their overall learning outcomes, and continued engagement in the discipline itself. Using a cross-lagged panel design of first-year university psychology students, a causal path was observed in which students' Semester 1 deep approach to learning positively predicted their Semester 2 psychology-student social identification; this relationship was...[Show more]

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Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
Source: Instructional Science INST SCI
DOI: 10.1007/s11251-012-9227-4


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