International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijbss

The Effect of Meta-Cognitive Strategy Training Basis on Self-Educating on English Language Reading Performance in High School Students: Case Study in Isfahan, Iran
Salar Faramarzi, Hasan Karamalian, Sedigheh Rezaei Dehnavi, Mahdieh Jali, Saeideh Botlani

The purpose of this research was to study the effect of self-educating meta-cognitive strategy training on reading performance of English language in the first grade of high school girl students in Shahreza(Isfahan,Iran) in 2008- 2009.The method was experimental with pretest, posttest and control group. 40 students were selected through randomly cluster sampling. The instrument was Informal Reading Inventory (IRI) which its validity was approved. The data was analyzed by Covariance analysis. The results indicated self-educating meta- cognitive strategy training has significant effect on reading performance of English Language (p<0.001). This educational method can be used to improve students' performance in English Language reading skills.

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