Teaching Metacognition

Marsha Lovett, 2008 Educause Learning Initiative annual meeting presentation

This webpage features resources associated with the 2008 Educause Learning Initiative annual meeting session on Teaching Metacognition. It includes links to Marsha Lovett's powerpoint slides and a video of her presentation. The presentation describes effective methods of teaching students: (1) that their ability to learn is mutable, (2) how to plan and set goals for their learning, and (3) how to self-monitor their learning and make adjustments when necessary. The presentation also describes gains in student learning resulting from teaching these metacognitive skills in first-year science courses.

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Subject: Education
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Research Results
Research on Learning: Cognitive Domain:Metacognition