Effect of metacognitive strategies on help seeking and academic procrastination probation students in Yasouj University

Document Type : Research Article



Objective: This study aims to consider the effect of metacognitive strategies on help seeking and academic procrastination probation students in Yasouj University.
Method: It was a semi-experimental design with pretest-posttest and control group. The statistical population of the study included the probation students in Yasouj University.40 students were selected through random sampling method and randomly assigned to two groups composited of treatment group (20 students) and control group (20students).Treatment group encountered with 8 metacognitive strategies. Data gathering process was performed by procrastination scale and help seeking scale in pretest and posttest for all participants in two groups. Gathered data analyzed using analysis of covariance by SPSS-21 software.
Results: The results showed that there is significant difference in academic procrastination and help seeking among treatment group and control group. These findings reflect that metacognitive strategies is an effective plan for reducing the academic procrastination and increase help seeking among probation students.
Conclusion: this intervention by reforming underpinning ideas among students have effective role in improvement of help seeking and reducing academic procrastination.


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