Paper Information

Journal:   JOURNAL OF APPLIED PSYCHOLOGY   WINTER 2010 , Volume 3 , Number 4 (12); Page(s) 102 To 112.
 
Paper: 

THE ROLE OF METACOGNITIVE STATE COMPONENTS ON ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE

 
 
Author(s):  SALARIFAR M.H.*, PAKDAMAN SH.
 
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Abstract: 
Aim: The aim of this study was to examine the role of metacognitive state and its components on academic performance.
Method: 150 high school students (64 male, 75 female) were selected based on cluster sampling from 2&6 educational borough of city of Tehran. They were completed o' neill and Abedi (1996) Metacognitive State Questionnaire. Their first semester mean of the educational year was used as an indicator of scholastic performance. Multiple regression analyzes and t test for two independent groups were applied to the data.
Results: Findings reveled a positive association between metacognitive state and academic performance. Three metacognitive state components: metacognition awareness, self monitoring and cognitive strateg, predicted 69% of academic performance variance.
Conclusion: according to the findings of this study, metacognitive state is associated with academic performance. So that the metacognitive state components training can influence academic performance.
 
Keyword(s): METACOGNITIVE STATE, ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE
 
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