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Assessing students' metacognitive awareness of reading strategies.

by Kouider Mokhtari, Carla A. Reichard
Journal of Educational Psychology ()

Abstract

This article describes the development and validation of a new self-report instrument, the Metacognitive Awareness of Reading Strategies Inventory, which is designed to assess adolescent and adult readers metacognitive awareness and perceived use of reading strategies while reading academic or schoolrelated materials. There were 3 strategy subscales or factors: Global Reading Strategies, Problem-Solving Strategies, and Support Reading Strategies. The reliability and factorial validity of the scale were demonstrated. After a brief review of the literature, the development and validation of the instrument are described, and its psychometric properties are discussed. In addition, directions for administering and scoring the instrument are provided, and suggestions for interpreting the results obtained are offered. Finally, the scales implications for reading research and instruction are discussed.

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