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Table 2 The students’ level of agreement on the use of common learning techniques according to Dunlosky et al. [18], n = 730

From: How do medical students learn conceptual knowledge? High-, moderate- and low-utility learning techniques and perceived learning difficulties

Learning technique Usage (in %) Usage according to utility in (%)
Summarization 52 Low-utility learning techniques:
60
Highlighting/Underlining 74
Keyword Mnemonic 47
Imagery for Text 54
Rereading 71
Elaborative Interrogation 60 Moderate-utility learning techniques:
53
Self-explanation 74
Interleaved Practice 25
Practice Testing 76 High-utility learning techniques:
62
Distributed Practice 47