A Study on the Relationship Between Seventh-Grade Students’ Self-Regulation Skills and Their Problem-Solving Achievements

Bünyamin Aydın, Dilek Sezgin Memnun, Emre Dinç, Sevgi Arsuk, Hilal Meriç

Abstract


This study aimed to determine the relationship between routine/non-routine problem-solving achievements and self-regulation skills of seventh-grade students who are educated in Turkey. For this purpose, in the 2016-2017 academic year, 133 seventh-grade students who were randomly selected in Denizli and Bursa provinces were studied. In the scope of the study, students were asked to answer routine/non-routine problem-solving tests, prepared by the researchers and the Motivated Strategies for Learning Questionnaire (MSLQ). When the data obtained from the analysis were examined, it was explained that the seventh-grade students attending the study need to develop their routine problem-solving skills and focus more on non-routine problem-solving skill development. Also, it was concluded that there are low-level and positive relationships between students’ routine problem-solving and self-regulation skills, and non-routine problem-solving and self-regulation skills.


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5296/jei.v5i1.14543

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