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Orientación y sociedad

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OLIVERA RIVERA, Eduardo; DONOSO GOMEZ, Juan  and  ORELLANA SAAVEDRA, Ángela. Learning kinds for students of technical high school: An analysis from the David Ausubel's theory. Orientac. soc. [online]. 2011, vol.11, pp. 00-00. ISSN 1851-8893.

This article presents the findings of a field research, not experimental, observational, correlating, basic, of mixed data, micro sociologic, leading to a study of surveys. The object of study is to find learning kinds, and the unit of analysis were 529 high school students between 16 and 21 years old. Its purpose is to understand the impact of learning by rote, guided, self learned and meaningful learning and its achievement degree besides the learning outcomes of differentiated curriculum based on David Ausubel's thoughts, associated with different economic specialties (MINEDUC, 1998) where the population of the study is trained. To collect data, the test TADA - DO2 was used, this test has a reliability index of 0.911 according to Cronbach. From the hits it can be stated from the null hypothesis that there is a significant association ( a = 0,05) between the learning kinds and the learning expected of differentiated training plan for both, male and female. It is complex to state that the training of the middle-level technicians leads to a successful employment.

Keywords : Learning kinds; Technical education; Ausubel's theory; Expected learning; Achievement degrees.

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