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From the general to the situated: Three decades of metacognition part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This paper discusses the notion of metacognition, which is usually defined as 'cognitions about cognitions', or 'thinking about one's own thinking'. In so doing, it reviews the literature on ...

Research on Learning: Cognitive Domain:Metacognition
Subject: Education

Probing the dimensions of metacognition: Implications for conceptual change teaching-learning part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This study examines the nature of and the changes in students' metacognitive abilities over time. Specific goals were to learn about: (1) the nature of metacognition, and to characterize facets of ...

Research on Learning: Cognitive Domain:Metacognition, Cognitive Development
Subject: Education

First discussant's comment: What is memory development the development of? part of SERC Print Resource Collection
In this study, Flavell explores the development of memory and initiates the study of metacognition based on the term metamemory: 'What, then, is memory development the development of? It seems in ...

Research on Learning: Cognitive Domain:Metacognition

Teaching for conceptual change: Using status as a metacognitive tool part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Research into students' conception often presents those conceptions as problematic for the teacher, something to be exposed and then overcome through instruction. This article argues for a different ...

Research on Learning: Instructional Design, Cognitive Domain:Metacognition
Subject: Education, Physics: Practices:Pedagogy, Physics:Education Foundations:Cognition

Comparing the epistemological underpinnings of students' and scientists' reasoning about conclusions part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This is a study about students', scientists' and adult non-scientists' evaluations of the validity of conclusions drawn from field ecology observations. The scientists are more likely to rate the ...

Research on Learning: Geoscience Expertise, Ways Of Learning:Social Networking, Cognitive Domain:Misconceptions/barriers to learning
Subject: Education, Biology:Ecology

Differences in learning and study strategies between high and low achieving university students: A Hong Kong study part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Abstract: This study aims to investigate the differences between high and low academic achieving Hong Kong University students in terms of learning and study strategies. A total of 180 Hong Kong ...

Research on Learning: Affective Domain:Student Attitudes, Student Motivation, Cognitive Domain
Subject: Psychology, Education

Enhancing Thinking Skills in the Sciences and Mathematics part of SERC Print Resource Collection
In recent years national and international reports have been issued that speak of the sad state of the educational system in the United States and the desperate need for reform in teaching science ...

Research on Learning: Instructional Design, Cognitive Domain:Metacognition, How information is organized
Subject: Education

A Theoretical Framework and Approach for Fostering Metacognitive Development part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Abstract: This article provides an overview of our work on the nature of metacognitive knowledge, its relationship to learning through inquiry, and technologies that can be used to foster and assess ...

Research on Learning: Ways Of Learning:Cooperative Learning, Instructional Design:Inquiry-Based Learning, Cognitive Domain:Metacognition
Subject: Education

Applying the Science of Learning to the University and Beyond: Teaching for Long-Term Retention and Transfer part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Discusses why experts from different areas of the learning sciences conclude that higher education's primary goals--enhancing long-term retention and the transfer of knowledge--depend on educators ...

Research on Learning: Cognitive Domain:Knowledge Transfer, Metacognition, How information is organized
Subject: Education

Applying the Science of Learning to the University and Beyond: New Directions for Teaching and Learning part of SERC Print Resource Collection
From the publisher's website: It is sadly true that most of the way we teach and learn is uninformed by laboratory findings in human cognition. Although researchers have made considerable progress in ...

Research on Learning: Cognitive Domain:Metacognition, Instructional Design, Cognitive Domain:How information is organized
Subject: Education


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