Differences in Learning Strategies, Goal Orientations, and Self-Concept between Overachieving, Normal-Achieving, and Underachieving Secondary Students

@inproceedings{Castejn2016DifferencesIL,
  title={Differences in Learning Strategies, Goal Orientations, and Self-Concept between Overachieving, Normal-Achieving, and Underachieving Secondary Students},
  author={Juan Luis Castej{\'o}n and Raquel Gilar and Alejandro Veas and Pablo Mi{\~n}ano},
  booktitle={Front. Psychol.},
  year={2016}
}
The aims of this work were to identify and establish differential characteristics in learning strategies, goal orientations, and self-concept between overachieving, normal-achieving and underachieving secondary students. A total of 1400 Spanish first and second year high school students from the South-East geographical area participated in this study. Three groups of students were established: a group with underachieving students, a group with a normal level of achievement, and a third group… CONTINUE READING