Psicologia: Teoria e Pesquisa
On-line version ISSN 1806-3446
BORUCHOVITCH, Evely et al. The construction of a learning strategy scale for basic education students. Psic.: Teor. e Pesq. [online]. 2006, vol.22, n.3, pp. 297-304. ISSN 1806-3446. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0102-37722006000300006.
Although learning strategies are important tools for schooling process, there is a lack of national instruments to evaluate their knowledge by brazilian students. Therefore, the objectives of this paper are to describe the steps necessary for the construction of a scale to evaluate the learning strategies for basic education students and to present the preliminary study of its psychometric properties. It is also discussed the utility of this instrument for diagnosis, intervention and prevention in school and educational psychology.
Keywords : psychometric; test construction; basic education.