The Investigation of Social Studies Teacher Candidates Cognitive Flexibility Levels and Metacogniyive Learning Strategies in Terms of Different Variables
- Cognitive flexibility, Metacognitive learning, Social studies teacher candidate, Social studies education, Learning, Cognitive.
The purpose of this research; social studies is to examine the relationship between the cognitive flexibility skills of teacher candidates and the learning strategies of supernatural (metacognitive learning strategies) in terms of various variables. The working (study) group of the research, who participated in the study on voluntary basis, is composed of a total of 150 social science teacher candidates; 94 female and 56 male ones who continue their education in the Department of Social Sciences Education at the Faculty of Education at a state university in Central Anatolia. and participate in volunteer work. "Cognitive Flexibility Scale" and "Bilingual Metacognitive Learning Strategies Identification Scale" were used as data collection tools in the research. Relational search screening model was used in the study. The data were analysed using the SPSS 20 program. According to the findings; it was determined found that the levels of cognitive flexibility levels of the social science teacher candidates were are moderate (in part agreeing partly agree) while metacognitive learning strategies identification levels were high.to determine the supra-learning strategies. It is concluded that the metacognitive learning strategies identification levels of female teacher candidates determination of supra-learning strategies are higher than those of male teacher candidates. On the other hand, it has been determined that there is no relationship between cognitive flexibility levels of social science teacher candidates and sex change gender.