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Payam Noor university , Hossein.Zolfaghari59@Gmail.com
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Aim of this study was to investigate the effects of distance education on meta-cognitive awareness and reading comprehension in students of Payame Noor university to accomplish the stated aims, 30 students (15 male, 15 female) from Payame Noor university were chosen by multistage cluster sampling method in the city of Hamedan. The research design of the study was pretest - posttest randomized group design. The instruments used in this study included metacognitive awareness reading strategies inventory (MARSI), and reading comprehension tests. To analyze the data, multivariate analysis of covariance (MANCOVA) has been used. The results showed significant positive effectiveness of distance education in increasing reading comprehension of experimental group. In addition, experimental groups’ metacognitive awareness increased significantly in post-test compared to, pre-test and control group. Distance education is effective on increasing cognitive variables (look like metacognitive awareness and reading comprehension) in students.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2019/07/16 | Accepted: 2019/07/16 | Published: 2019/07/16

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