Several empirical studies have demonstrated positive relationships between the use of metacognitive strategies and reading achievement among both elementary and secondary school subjects (Bean, Singer and Sorter, 1986; Cross and Paris, 1988; Palincsar and Ransom, 1988) and college students (Nist, Simpson and Hogrebe, 1985; Palmer and Goetz, 1985; Weinstein and Underwood, 1985).
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