The Effects of Metacognitive Learning Strategy in Writing Enhancement of English Students


metacognition, learning strategies, English language, MAI, advanced.

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Tyfekci, N., & Dujaka, E. (2018). The Effects of Metacognitive Learning Strategy in Writing Enhancement of English Students. PRIZREN SOCIAL SCIENCE JOURNAL, 1(1), 47-66. Retrieved from


This study investigates the effectiveness of metacognitive learning strategy in writing enhancement of English language and literature students in Kosovo. The research examined students’ metacognitive knowledge and regulation about their priorities regarding drafting, planning, organizing, summarizing, composing, reviewing and later on evaluation. Divided into two phases to first measure their awareness towards metacognition, and then to evaluate their capability in composition through learning strategies, the results of the research suggest that, contrary to the traditional view, in Kosovo, that places its importance on the teacher and not the student, the experimental participants proved that by utilizing metacognitive learning strategy enhances their writing efficiency and effectiveness. Findings also suggest that students’ attitude towards new and modern learning strategies is potently positive and welcoming.

Key words: Metacognition, Learning Strategies, English Language, MAI, Advanced.



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