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Heidari Gorgy K, Jabbary N, koochaki G M. The Study of the relationship between cultural capital with Students’ Learning and Study Strategies in Golestan University of Medical Sciences. راهبردهای توسعه در آموزش پزشکی . 2014; 1 (2) :9-17
URL: http://dsme.hums.ac.ir/article-1-58-en.html

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Introduction: Bourdieu argues that the class structure of the advanced societies to determine not only the economy, but also on the economy or economic capital, social and cultural capital as well as to analyze the levels of these communities must be considered. Bourdieu's Cultural capital expression is recognition and understanding of culture and the transcendent arts, and proportionate act procedures. The aim of this research is to study the relationship between cultural capital with Students' learning and study strategies in Gorgan University of medical sciences.

Methods: This research is a kind of descriptive – correlation investigation and has been carried out according to field study. The second to fourth-year students in the fields of medicine, health, nursing and midwifery, medicine and dentistry, studying in Gorgan University of medical sciences. The statistical society of this project includes 765 students. Of those, 262 students based on the table krejcie -Morgan as the sample size and randomly were selected. To measure the variables of the Learning and Study Strategies Inventory Wayne Stein (1987) and cultural capital questionnaires have been used in order to collect the data. In order to evaluate the existence of the relationship and the correlation between the variables and for the prediction of the dependent variable, independent variables through multiple regressions were used to SPSS 16 Software.

Results: The results of the research showed that there was a significant relationship between cultural capital with Learning and Study Strategies. There was a significant relationship between institutionalized cultural capital and Will and Self-Regulation. In other words, whatever the institutional capital increase in students, the students' enthusiasm and self-regulation regarding the use of learning and study strategies increases, therefore, whatever the quality of the students' families from culturally is higher, the application of their learning and study strategies is also higher. But there was not a significant relationship between objectified cultural capital and Skill. There was a significant relationship between institutionalized cultural capital with three dimensions of Learning and Study Strategies (Skill, Enthusiasm, and Self-Regulation). Also there was significant relationship between embodied cultural capital and only enthusiasm. This means that by increasing the consumption of cultural products, the students' desire on the application of learning and study strategies will increase.

Conclusion: The results of the research showed that there was a positive and significant relationship between cultural capital with dimensions of Learning and Study Strategies. This means that whatever social class, family background, different investment and commitments towards the training and education of student's increases, the application of their learning and study strategies will be increased.

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Received: 2015/01/28 | Accepted: 2015/04/22 | Published: 2016/08/14

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