The Relationship Between Mobile Phone Use, Metacognitive Awareness and Academic Achievement

Bulent Dos


APA 6th edition
Dos, B. (2014). The Relationship Between Mobile Phone Use, Metacognitive Awareness and Academic Achievement. European Journal of Educational Research, 3(4), 192-200. doi:10.12973/eu-jer.3.4.192

Harvard
Dos B. 2014 'The Relationship Between Mobile Phone Use, Metacognitive Awareness and Academic Achievement', European Journal of Educational Research , vol. 3, no. 4, pp. 192-200. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.12973/eu-jer.3.4.192

Chicago 16th edition
Dos, Bulent . "The Relationship Between Mobile Phone Use, Metacognitive Awareness and Academic Achievement". (2014)European Journal of Educational Research 3, no. 4(2014): 192-200. doi:10.12973/eu-jer.3.4.192

Abstract

Mobile phones are getting smarter and the usage through university students becoming more popular. University students using mobile phones for talking, for texting message, for Internet search, for listening music, watching videos, playing games, using social media etc... Mobile phones are not accessory any more, they are integrated like our clothes. There are studies examining the effects of using mobile phones frequently. The aim of this study was to determine the relationship between mobile phone usage, satisfaction with life, academic achievement and metacognitive awareness. Metacognitive awareness inventory used to measure the awareness. Total GPA was used to measure the academic achievement and the mobile phone using time, the number of text messaging and callings are used for indicating the mobile phone usage. 250 total university students attended voluntarily to the study. The study carried out in private university in the southeast region of Turkey. The results indicated the usage of mobile phones are very frequent through university students. Many of the students are using mobile phones heavily. There was a positive relationship between mobile phone usage and academic achievement, also between mobile phone usage and metacognitive awareness.

Keywords: mobile phone use, metacognitive awareness, academic achievement