Metacognition has application for many arenas of school success. The essence of metacognition is awareness of one's cognitive processes, as well as an ability to develop a plan for achieving a goal and evaluating one's effectiveness of reaching that goal. The importance of metacognition for high quality learning and problem solving is widely accepted. For example, experts, as well as possessing deep understanding of their specific subject areas, have also been found to be highly metacognitive.Thus, in the field of educational research, researches regarding metacognition are very useful. In order to understand metacognitive processes better, individual differences in metacognitive activities should be examine. And for that purpose it is necessary to know or identify the level of student's metacognition.
Viral B. Jadav
Prakash College of Education