The Effects of Metacognition and Self-leadership on Social Responsibility in Nursing Students

간호대학생의 메타인지와 셀프리더십이 사회적 책임에 미치는 영향

  • Received : 2018.08.30
  • Accepted : 2018.11.20
  • Published : 2018.11.28


The purpose of this study was to identify the effects of metacognition and self-leadership on social responsibility in nursing students and verify the mediating effects of self-leadership on the relationships between metacognition and social responsibility. The subjects of this study consisted of 131 nursing students. Data were collected using self-reported questionnaires. The results were as follows: There was a significant correlation with metacognition, self-leadership and social responsibility. Metacognition and self-leadership had a positive effect on social responsibility. Self-leadership had a partial mediating effect in the relationship between metacognition and social responsibility. Conclusively, this results indicate a need to develop programs that effectively promote the self-leadership and maximize metacogniton to increase social responsibility in nursing students.


Metacognition;Self-leadership;Social Responsibility;College Student;Nursing

Table 1. General Characteristics

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Table 2. Level of Metacognition, Self-Leader ship, Social Responsibility

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Table 3. Correlation of Metacognition, Self-Leader ship, Social Responsibility

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Table 4. Mediating effect of Shared Leadership in the Relationship between Metacognition and Learning Flow

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