The Mediating Effects of Self-efficacy between Metacognition and Learning flow in College Students in Healthcare Field

보건의료분야 대학생들의 메타인지와 학습몰입 간의 관계에서 자기효능감의 매개효과

  • Han, Ju-Rang (Department of Nursing, Seojeong University) ;
  • Kim, Jang-Mook (Department of Health Administration, College of Health Science, Dankook University)
  • 한주랑 (서정대학교 간호학과) ;
  • 김장묵 (단국대학교 보건과학대학 보건행정학과)
  • Received : 2017.04.17
  • Accepted : 2017.06.20
  • Published : 2017.06.28


The objective of this study was to verify the mediating effects of self-efficacy between metacognition and learning flow in college students in healthcare field. Participants were 300 college students. Self-administered questionnaire data were collected from November 21 to December 2, 2016. Data were analyzed using descriptive statistics, t-test, ANOVA, Pearson correlation coefficients and hierarchical regression analysis with the SPSS/WIN 23.0 program. Results are as follows. Metacognition had positive effects on learning flow(${\beta}=.678$, p<.001). Self-efficacy had a partial mediating effect on the relationship between metacognition and learning flow. The findings of study showed that metacognition was very important for enhancing learning flow and self-efficacy influenced these relationship. This study suggested that it is important to develop and implement teaching and learning strategies with improved metacognition in healthcare field.


Metacognition;Self-efficacy;Learning flow;College student;Healthcare field


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