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ERIC Number: EJ1214635
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2019
Pages: 12
Abstractor: As Provided
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ISSN: ISSN-0022-0671
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Learner Profiles in Secondary Education: Occurrence and Relationship with Performance and Student Characteristics
Rogiers, Amélie; Merchie, Emmelien; Van Keer, Hilde
Journal of Educational Research, v112 n3 p385-396 2019
The authors explore the occurrence of different learner profiles in secondary education, as well as their relationship with test performance and student characteristics. Based on a cluster analysis of 1,931 secondary school students' self-reported text-learning strategy use and study traces, the authors identified and validated four distinct learner profiles: integrated strategy users, information organizers, mental learners, and limited strategy users. Integrated strategy users engaged in different text-learning strategies and obtained the highest scores on the performance test. Limited strategy users generally used only a limited number of text-learning strategies and scored the lowest. In addition, a significant difference was established in gender and reading ability distribution across learner profiles, but home language distribution was not found to be significant.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Secondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Belgium
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