Metacognition and self-regulated learning constructs

Rayne Audrey Sperling, Bruce C. Howard, Richard Staley, Nelson DuBois

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Demographic variables, findings from the Metacognitive Awareness Inventory (Schraw & Dennison, 1994), the Learning Strategies Survey (Kardash & Amlund, 1991), and the Motivated Strategies for Learning Questionnaire (Pintrich, Smith, Garcia, & McKeachie, 1991), as well as accuracy ratings of test performance, were examined in 2 studies. Findings indicated convergence of self-report measures of metacognition, significant correlations between metacognition and academic monitoring, negative correlations between self-reported metacognition and accuracy ratings, and positive correlations between metacognition and strategy use and metacognition and motivation. Limitations of the studies and implications for theory development and future research are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)117-139
Number of pages23
JournalInternational Journal of Phytoremediation
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 2004

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Pollution
  • Plant Science


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