Metacognitive Awareness and Academic Achievement of Higher Secondary Level Arts Stream Students of Dibrugarh District, Assam

International Journal of Humanities and Social Science
© 2019 by SSRG - IJHSS Journal
Volume 6 Issue 4
Year of Publication : 2019
Authors : Mitali Sonowal , Dr. Mun Kalita
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Mitali Sonowal , Dr. Mun Kalita, "Metacognitive Awareness and Academic Achievement of Higher Secondary Level Arts Stream Students of Dibrugarh District, Assam," SSRG International Journal of Humanities and Social Science, vol. 6,  no. 4, pp. 17-23, 2019. Crossref,


Metacognition refers to higher order thinking which involves active control over the cognitive processes engaged in learning. Promoting metacognition begins with building awareness among learners that metacognition exits, differs from cognition and increases academic success. Hence, the present study was undertaken by the investigator to explore the metacognitive awareness and academic achievement of Higher Secondary level Students of Arts Stream of Dibrugarh District. A sample of 134 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 positive correlation between Metacognitive Awareness and Academic Achievement, Regulation of cognition and Academic Achievement, but no correlation between Knowledge of cognition and Academic Achievement. There is no significant difference between Higher Secondary level Arts Stream of Students with respect to Gender, Type of management, Locale and Medium of instruction.


Metacognition, Metacognitive Awareness, Academic Achievement, Higher Secondary level Arts Stream Students, Knowledge of Cognition, Regulation of Cognition.


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