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Knowledge Surveys

Contributors: Shirley Yu, Laura Wenk, Matthew Ludwig
Developed at the 2008 workshop, The Role of Metacognition in Teaching Geoscience.

Course level: intro

Description of the metacognitive tactic:
Knowledge Surveys

Goals for using this tactic

How this tactic helps students meet that goal:
Knowledge surveys will be implemented prior to instruction and following instruction potentially daily, weekly, and also especially prior to exams.

Additional references or resources:
Perkins, Wirth, and Nuhfer have published extensively on the use of knowledge surveys.

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