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Joe Gillespie asked:

>Is anyone aware of an instrument which can be used to measure
>metacognition with college students/adult learners?

The Winter 1997 issue of the 'Journal Of Developmental Education' includes
an article, "Connecting Reading and Writing: College Learners'
Metacognitive Awareness," by Amelia E. El-Hindi.  This a fascinating and
thought-provoking article.  It references two instruments which she
designed for a previous, larger study, which might satisfy your needs.  The
original reference is "Enhancing metacognitive awareness in metacognitive
learners" in 'Reading Horizons.' 36(3), 214-230.

I hope this helps with your quest.

Maggi Miller
Austin Community College
Austin, TX
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