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Published: 2018-09-23

Convergent validation of cognitive and metacognitive self regulation MSLQ scales

University Transilvania of Brașov
learning styles learning strategies metacognition self regulation


One of the most known instruments for the evaluation of self regulated learning strategies is the Motivated Strategies for Learning Questionnaire. The aspect of self regulation investigated in this research is cognitive self regulation. The purpose of this research is to estimate the convergent validity of the cognitive and metacognitive MSLQ scales, after their translation in Romanian. Our main hypothesis is that there is high level of overlapping between self regulation measured by MSLQ (The Motivated Strategies of Learning Questionnaire) and self regulation measured by ILS (Inventory of Learning Styles). The analysis of the two revealed moderately positive inter­correlation. Convergent validity showed that cognitive and metacognitive self regulation scales from MSLQ are able to measure students' learning strategies in a reliable and valid fashion.


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How to Cite

Cazan, A.-M. (2018). Convergent validation of cognitive and metacognitive self regulation MSLQ scales. Studia Doctoralia, 3(1), 60–75.