The exploration of academic learning behavior: A study of undergraduate students in Yogyakarta
Keywords:academic learning, break activity, learning preparation, learning strategies, social element of learning
This study aims to explore academic learning behavior of undergraduate students in Yogyakarta. Participants in this study were 509 undergraduate students in Yogyakarta, employed using purposive sampling. Design of this study was qualitative content analysis, which combined the use of open-ended questionnaire and interview. The result suggested five core elements of learning behavior: learning strategies, break activities, learning contents, learning preparation, and social element of learning. Among the elements of learning behavior in these findings, break activities were likely to be an interesting distinctive finding in the context of this study because they have different orientations with other elements. Such a finding can be used as a reference to improve the concept of learning that incorporates information technology in a way that it is not viewed as a distraction, but as an essential part of the break activities in the learning process.
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