The LASSI is an online 60-item self-assessment of student’s awareness about and use of learning and study strategies related to skill, will and self-regulation components of strategic learning. The LASSI provides standardized scores (percentile score equivalents) and national norms for ten different strategies. It provides students with a picture of their strengths and weaknesses, compared to other college students.

The areas covered by the 10 scales which can be divided into 3 learning components:

  • Will: Motivation, Attitude, Anxiety
  • Skill: Selecting Main Idea, Information Processing, Test Strategies
  • Self-regulation: Self-Testing, Concentration, Time Management, and Using Academic Resources

The LASSI may be given during a Learning Strategies Instruction session to help the student and peer educator use their time to focus on the components most critical for the student.

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