Development of a Self-Report Inventory for Assessing Individual Differences in Learning Processes

  title={Development of a Self-Report Inventory for Assessing Individual Differences in Learning Processes},
  author={Ronald Ray Schmeck and Fred D. Ribich and Nerella V. Ramanaiah},
  journal={Applied Psychological Measurement},
  pages={413 - 431}
Five studies are presented—all related to the de velopment and application of a self-report inventory for measuring individual differences in learning processes. Factor analysis of items derived by trans lating laboratory learning processes into the context of academic study yielded four scales: Synthesis- Analysis, Study Methods, Fact Retention, and Elab orative Processing. There were no sex differences, and the scales demonstrated acceptable reliabilities. The Synthesis-Analysis and… Expand

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