Science for Education Today, 2019, vol. 9, no. 6, pp. 7–18

Relations between undergraduate students’ independent learning skills and their learning outcomes in education studies

Sarsekeyeva Z. E. 1 (Karaganda, Republic of Kazakhstan), Zhekibayeva B. A. 1 (Karaganda, Republic of Kazakhstan), Zhukenova G. B. 2 (Nursultan, Republic of Kazakhstan), Sarsekeyeva N. E. 3 (Karaganda, Republic of Kazakhstan), Mazhenova R. B. 1 (Karaganda, Republic of Kazakhstan)
1 Academician E. A. Buketov Karaganda State University
2 L. N. Gumilyov Eurasian National University
3 Karaganda Medical University

Introduction. The authors explore the problem of developing undergraduate students’ independent learning skills. The purpose of the research is to identify the relations between the level of students’ independent learning skills and their learning outcomes in Education Studies.
Materials and Methods. The research methodology includes the activity-based approach to understanding independent learning within the framework of higher education. The study employs theoretical methods (analysis and generalization of prior studies) and empirical methods (questionnaires, analysis of practical assignments, indicators of academic performance).
Results. The authors describe the levels of independent learning skills and propose a model of developing students’ independent learning skills. The study has also included identifying the level of independent learning skills of second-year students pursuing their degree in Education.
Conclusions. The article concludes that there is a strong correlation between the level of students’ independent learning skills and their academic performance.

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Sarsekeyeva Z. E., Zhekibayeva B. A., Zhukenova G. B., Sarsekeyeva N. E., Mazhenova R. B. Relations between undergraduate students’ independent learning skills and their learning outcomes in education studies. Science for Education Today, 2019, vol. 9, no. 6, pp. 7–18. DOI:
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Date of the publication 31.12.2019