The Role of Self Efficacy in Improving Student Metacognitive Skills

Lili Adi Wibowo, Lasmita Sihaloho, Agus Rahayu


This research aims to examine and explain the role of self-efficacy in improving student's metacognitive skills. The population of this study is the total number of students in class XI IPS in Bandung State High School 2017/2018 academic year. Instruments used (1) the scale of self-efficacy (2) the scale of metacognitive. This study uses an exploratory study type with a combination of surveys and literature reviews. The results showed that self-efficacy has an important role to show the confidence or confidence in the ability possessed by students in regulating the process of thinking and knowledge in using appropriate learning strategies related to metacognitive learning. Students who have a high level of self-efficacy will be followed by a high level of metacognitive skills.


Metacognitive; Self Efficacy

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