The Mediation Role of Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivation in the Relationship between Creative Educational Environment and Metacognitive Self-Regulation

  •  Farnaz Mehdipour Maralani    


This study investigated the mediation role of intrinsic and extrinsic motivation in the relationship between creative educational environment and metacognitive self-regulation. Participants were 300 girls, selected randomly from the girl hostel in university of Tehran. Participants completed Akoal’s creative educational environment questionnaire, AMS academic motivation questionnaire and self-regulated learning strategies questionnaire MSLQ. To examine reliability of measures, Cronbach alpha coefficient and to determine validity factor analysis were used. The path diagram of hypothetical model was tested. Findings revealed the relationship between the models variables. So, teachers who want their students have a high intrinsic motivation in addition to create a conditions for free choice, should be confide the students, support ideas and give time to the idea, consider duties that are challengeable, teach debate, conflict and risk to their students and also with regard to the vitality, joy, dynamism and humor, create education environment for the development of their creativity. By creating such an environment, intrinsic motivation and using meta-cognitive self regulation becomes more. Implications and suggestions for future studies are discussed.

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  • ISSN(Print): 1927-5250
  • ISSN(Online): 1927-5269
  • Started: 2012
  • Frequency: bimonthly

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