The growth trend in learning strategies during the transition from secondary to higher education in Flanders

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As in many OECD countries, the first year in Flemish higher education is a major hurdle. Research on the experience of the transition period from secondary to higher education highlights the importance of the change in students' teaching/learning environment. Though this change is hypothesised to affect students' learning strategies, and hereby students' chances of study success, studies examining the change in learning strategies during the transition period are absent. The present research is innovative in the way that it investigates the average and differential growth in learning...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Higher education; Students; Providers of education and training; Participation; Skills and knowledge; Teaching and learning; Outcomes

Keywords: University; Transition from secondary to further education and training; Outcomes of education and training; Skill development

Geographic subjects: Belgium; Europe

Published: Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer Science+Business Media, 2017

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Journal title: Higher education

Journal volume: 73

Journal number: 3

Journal date: March 2017

Pages: pp. 499-518

ISSN: 0018-1560, 1573-174X (online)

Special issue: Transition to higher education: an international perspective

Resource type: Article

Peer reviewed: Yes

Call number: TD/TNC 128.59

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