METACOGNITION AMONG COLLEGE STUDENTS IN RELTION TO THEIR GENDER AND DISCIPLINEJournal: SCHOLARLY RESEARCH JOURNAL FOR INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES (Vol.2, No. 13)
Publication Date: 2014-09-04
Authors : Indu Rathee;
Page : 1579-1586
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Metacognitive knowledge includes knowledge about oneself as a learner and the factors that might impact performance, knowledge about strategies, and knowledge about when and why to use strategies. This research article briefly describes the metacognition of college students with regard to gender and their discipline. In order to study the problem, the survey method was used to collect the data. The sample for the study was collected from the three degree colleges of Sonipat city (Haryana). 180 students (90 male and 90 female) were randomly selected from three discipline ( Science, Commerce and Arts). Metacognitive inventory developed by Govil P. (2003) was administered to the selected sample to assess metacognition. The data so collected was analyzed statistically by employing mean, SD and t-test. The finding reveals that the level of metacognition of college students is found to be average. The research reveals that there is no significant difference between male and female students in their metacognition but there is significant difference with regards to their discipline.
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