Examining the Relationship Between Turkish Teacher Candidates’ Metacognitive Learning Strategies and Critical Listening Attitudes

  • Fatih Can Amasya University, Turke
Keywords: Turkish teacher candidates, Metacognitive learning strategies, Critical listening, Correlational survey

Abstract

This study aims at examining the relationship between Turkish teacher candidates’ metacognitive learning strategies and critical listening attitudes as well as determining whether theircritical listening attitudes and the use of metacognitive learning strategies vary with gender, age, year in college, and grade point average (GPA). Accordingly, a correlational survey design was used. The sample of the study consists of 191 Turkish teacher candidates studying at the Turkish teacher education program of Amasya University, Faculty of Education. The Metacognitive Learning Strategies Determining Scale developed by Gündoğan Çöğenli & Güven (Bilişüstü…) and the Critical Listening Attitude Scale developed by Taşkın were used as data collection tools. The data were analyzed using statistical package software SPSS 22.0. T-test, ANOVA, and correlation analysis were performed. A positive correlation was determined between Turkish teacher candidates’ critical listening behaviors and the use of metacognitive learning strategies.We believe that the findings of this study will contribute to determining critical listening attitudes.

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2021-05-10
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Can, F. (2021). Examining the Relationship Between Turkish Teacher Candidates’ Metacognitive Learning Strategies and Critical Listening Attitudes. Shanlax International Journal of Education, 9(S1-May), 145–153. https://doi.org/10.34293/education.v9iS1-May.4010