Inventario de hábitos de estudio en una clase para toma de decisiones de estudiantes de fisioterapia

Translated title of the contribution: Study habits inventory of physical therapy students in a decisions making class

Martha Torres Narváez, Ingrid Tolosa Guzmán, Carmenza Urrea González, Angélica Monsalve Robayo

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Objective. To present the results of Study Habits Inventory, administered to students of the signature Decision Making IV, of Physiotherapy Program of the Rosario University. Methodology. It was investigated in the second half of 2006, study habits and conditions that influence how students of the subject assumes its university activity. The instrument used was the Inventory of Study Habits - described by Pozar, which let to know how the student engages in his studio, materials, environment and planning in its efforts to exercise their academic role. It was administered to a sample of 46 students enrolled in the 54 subjects at 85% of the total population. Results. 33% of students found that the environmental study is not satisfactory to the learning process, similar to the 41% who said that the planning study is insufficient, the use of materials was evaluated by 61% of students as a positive factor as well as 93% in the category of assimilation of content. This calls to validate the need to confront the meaning and significance for students and professors "content assimilation" as the study shows that it is reverse to academic performance. Discussion It is necessary to implement strategies that strengthen habits in students to achieve academic success and personal training considering the particular conditions of each group of students.

Translated title of the contributionStudy habits inventory of physical therapy students in a decisions making class
Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)75-86
Number of pages12
JournalRevista ciencias de la salud
Issue number3
StatePublished - 2009

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Medicine (miscellaneous)
  • Health(social science)


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