Heat and temperature metacognitive awareness inventory: A confirmatory factor analysis

Moh. Irma Sukarelawan, Dwi Sulisworo, Jumadi Jumadi, Heru Kuswanto, Siti Anisatur Rofiqah


This study aims to validate students' metacognition awareness inventory in Heat and Temperature material. This study used a cross-sectional design. A total of 167 public senior high school students in Yogyakarta, Indonesia were selected through convenience sampling technique. The HeTMAI inventory consists of six factors, namely (1) knowledge of cognition, (2) planning, (3) monitoring, (4) evaluation, (5) debugging, and (6) information management. HeTMAI uses a 5-point Likert scale. The data has been analyzed using the Confirmatory Factor Analysis (CFA) method through the Maximum Likelihood approach. All statistics were found to meet acceptance values. The four GOF indices (χ2/df = 2.36, CFI = 0.97, TLI = 0.97, and SRMR = 0.06) have supported the fit of the six-factor HeTMAI model. Standardized factor loading (SFL), construct reliability (CR), average variance extracted (AVE) and discriminant values provide evidence that HeTMAI has sufficient convergent and discriminant validity. Cronbach's alpha value of 0.96 indicates HeTMAI has very adequate evidence of reliability.


Confirmatory factor analysis; Heat and temperature; Metacognitive awareness; Problem solving


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