The Level of Metacognitive Thinking Among Students with Learning Disabilities


  •  Mohamad Khasawneh    
  •  Mohammad Alkhawaldeh    
  •  Fadi Al-Khasawneh    

Abstract

The present study aims at identifying the level of metacognitive thinking among a group of students with learning disabilities (LDs) in Asir region, Saudi Arabia. The present study has taken into account certain variables when investigating this issue such as age, grade, and type of learning difficulties. The sample of this study consisted of 350 students with learning disabilities from schools belong to the Department of Education in Asir Area, Saudi Arabia. To achieve the goal of the study, a scale prepared by the authors was used to measure the level of metacognitive thinking among the students. The results of the study showed that the students had a low level of metacognitive knowledge. The results have also showed no statistically significant differences in the level of metacognitive thinking attributed to age, gender, and the type of learning disability. Based on the results obtained in the present study, some suggestions and recommendations have been provided for further research on this field.



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  • ISSN(Print): 1923-869X
  • ISSN(Online): 1923-8703
  • Started: 2011
  • Frequency: bimonthly

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