METACOGNITIVE AWARENESS AND ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT OF HIGHER SECONDARY LEVEL SCIENCE STREAM STUDENTS OF DIBRUGARH DISTRICT, ASSAM
Keywords:Metacognition, Metacognitive Awareness, Academic Achievement, Higher Secondary level Science Stream Students, Knowledge of Cognition, Regulation of Cognition
Metacognition is concerned with an individual’s knowledge about his or her own cognitive processes. Metacognitive Awareness help students assess the task, plan an appropriate approach, apply selected strategies and monitor progress, evaluate and also adjust their strategies. Hence, the present study was undertaken by the Investigators to explore the metacognitive awareness and academic achievement of Higher Secondary level Students of Science Stream of Dibrugarh District. A sample of 115 students of XII Standard was selected by using purposive sampling technique for the investigation. The standardized tool ‘Metacognitive Awareness Inventory’ (MAI) developed by Schraw and Dennison (1994) has been used as a measure of metacognitive awareness of students. The Descriptive Survey method was used to collect the data. Mean, Standard Deviation,‘t’ test, correlation ‘r’ have been employed to analyze the data. The finding of the study reveals that there is a negative correlation between Metacognitive awareness and academic achievement, Knowledge of cognition and Academic Achievement, Regulation of cognition and academic achievement of the Higher Secondary level Science Stream Students. There is a significant difference between Higher Secondary level Science Stream Students with respect to Gender, Type of management, Locale and Medium of Instruction.
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