Raafat Atteya Bakhoum Huda Turki Al Sobai

Abstract

The present research aims to investigating the following: Structure of the metacognitive concept of learning. The study sample's concepts of metacognition. Metacognitive Concept differences according to sex, nationality, academic level, and major, and The effect of the metacognitive concepts of learning on the students' performance. The study sample is made up of 284 students of Qatar University's College of education. They have been categorized according to the variables of sex, nationality, academic level and major. The research tool has been designed by the researchers and was administered after ensuring its validity and reliability. The results were: • There are six operational components of the metacognitive concepts: - belief in the usefulness of books and references, - belief in the importance of learning, - belief in innate (natural) learning, - belief in the seriousness of work, - belief in scientific facts, and - belief in the benefit of first-hand learning. • The study participants have got all these components of the metacognitive learning concepts. • Male participants are more aware of the importance of learning than the female ones. On the other hand, there is no differences in metacognitive concepts between the Qatari and non-Qatari students. Though there are differences in innate learning, seriousness of work, and scientific facts which could be ascribed to the academic level. However, these differences are not essential between the members of groups. • The academic grade could be predicted through the benefit of first¬hand learning, the usefulness of books and resources, scientific facts, innate learning, seriousness of work, and importance of learning respectively.

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Education

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Bakhoum رأفت عطية, and Al Sobai هدى تركي. 2004. “The Meta-Cognitive Learning Concepts Among the College of Education Students at the University of Qatar”. Journal of Educational Sciences 5 (5). https://journals.qu.edu.qa/index.php/jes/article/view/457.
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