Study Habits Scale

This assessment is carried out in order to identify the factors that affect students' understanding of their own learning. This assessment will help students identify changes they can make in order to increase their success. The questions are related to your feelings and thoughts. The answers are unique to you and there is no right or wrong. Please read the statements below carefully, and choose the response that is most appropriate to you: (1) Strongly Disagree (2) Disagree (3) Agree (4) Strongly Agree

Questions 1 2 3 4
I wait for my parents to tell me to “Study” before I start studying.
Notifications on my mobile often distract me causing me to take breaks from my study.
Even I start studying, I can’t seem to focus on it.
When I have to start studying, it is not difficult for me to start and finish.
Even if I sit at my desk and open a book/notebook/pc to study, it takes a long time to actually start the work.
As soon as I start studying, I start to get bored.
If I have a school task, it is the first thing I do when I get home.
During the day, I watch television, browse the internet or mobile phone more than studying.
When I start studying nothing can distract me.
I prefer studying regularly every day rather than studying all at the same time before the exams.
I make sure I don't have too many distractions in my room while I am studying.
I take care to take short breaks (maximum 10 minutes) while I am studying.
I don't need to start studying until the exam time.
As soon as I get home from school, I'm done with the school work.
I don’t know why I have to study.
I study regularly for my academic goals.
There are too many distractions on my desk.
I mostly study lying down.
I try to keep nothing except books, pens, and notepads on my desk.
I study not only to get high marks in exams, but also to improve myself.
I review what I have learned in the lessons that day when I get home.
While I am listening to the teacher, I prefer taking notes as much as possible.
I take notes regularly so when I review them, I have all the information I need about the topic.
While I am studying, I underline and mark the important parts.
I can’t take notes during my classes.
During the classes I take notes on everything that the teacher says but I have a hard time understanding what is important and what is unimportant.
Even though I take notes in class, I don't review enough.
I think taking notes during the class is a waste of time.
I get distracted while taking notes and I can't follow the class work.
My lecture notes are not clear or easy to understand.
Before I begin my homework or tasks, I make a plan.
I do and check my homework or tasks before the deadline.
I don't start doing my homework until the last day.
I don't know how to do homework, I'm having trouble getting started.