Using Situated Metacognition to Enhance Student Understanding of the Nature of Science
Kaatje Kraft (Mesa Community College)
Dr. Kraft spoke about how she has used metacognition with her students to improve their understanding of the Nature of science. Her intention is to illuminate the "scientific habit of mind" and at the same time help her students attain a firmer grasp on their own habits of mind.
Download the PowerPoint (PowerPoint 5.5MB Nov20 08).
You can also download the Audio file of student think-aloud (MP3 Audio 796kB Nov21 08) that Kaatje mentions in her presentation.