Metacognition, Study Habits and Attitudes

Gökhan ÖZSOY, Aysel MEMIS, Turan TEMUR


This study is conducted to investigate the relationship between fifth grade students’ metacognition levels, and their study habits and attitudes. Participants of the study consist of 221 students, 125 female and 96 male, enrolling to six public primary schools in Turkey. The results revealed that there is a medium positive relationship between metacognitive knowledge and skills and study habits (r = .351, p < .05), study attitudes (r = .415, p < .05) and study orientation (r = .434, p < .05). Additionally, the results of the study showed that there is no significant relationship between metacognition and study habits and attitudes for low and medium achievers but, there is a significant relationship for high achievers.


Metacognition, Study Habits, Study Attitudes, Study Orientation

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Topic EU Education Programs
Pages 154 - 166
Issue IEJEE, Volume 2, Issue 1, Special Issue Metacognition
Date of acceptance 01 October 2009
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Gökhan ÖZSOY

Aksaray University, Turkey


Zonguldak Karaelmas University, Turkey


Dumlupinar University, Turkey, Turkey


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