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Effect of cooperative learning on the development of metacognition

Cooperative learning was created at the beginning of the last century and it has gone a long way to become one of the most common methods of modern education. Therefore, in this research, the influence of this method on the … Continue reading

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Social context alters metacognition

Metacognition is the ability to monitor and evaluate one’s own cognitive processes. In social contexts, such performance evaluations are also influenced by the behavior of others, e.g. others’ decisions and actions. However, in tasks where the feedback of the ground truth is … Continue reading

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Metacognition and self-regulated learning

This guidance report is relevant to the teaching of all students, within any subject area. Most of the examples included are from Key Stages 1 to 4, where the research is strongest. It introduces a simplified framework for self-regulated learning … Continue reading

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Socially Mediated Metacognition and Learning to Write

Writing can be viewed as a recursive process involving both cognitive and metacognitive processes. Task, environment, individual cognition and affective processes all impact on producing written text. Recent research on the development of metacognition in young children has highlighted social … Continue reading

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Development of a Metacognition Construct for Communities of Inquiry

Metacognition is a required cognitive ability to achieve deep and meaningful learning that must be viewed from both an individual and social perspective. Recently, the transition from the earliest individualistic models to an acknowledgment of metacognition as socially situated and … Continue reading

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Futures Metacognition – A Progressive Understanding of Futures Thinking

Human thinking about the future, or futures thinking, is probably the most complex process in the universe. But, very much like the phenomenon of time in which we are also comprehensively embedded in our existence, it is both extremely close … Continue reading

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Social Metacognition

‘Metacognition’ refers to thinking about our own thinking. It has assumed a prominent role in social judgment because our thoughts about our thoughts can magnify, attenuate, or even reverse the impact of primary cognition. Metacognitive thoughts can also produce changes … Continue reading

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Metacognitive Online Reading Strategies in Foreign Language Learning

This research is aimed to identify the metacognitive online reading strategies employed by students and assess the interrelation between online reading strategies and metacognitive awareness. The findings obtained through the survey revealed that readers work directly with the text to … Continue reading

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Assessing Metacognition as a Learning Outcome

While metacognition is an important component of the learning process for college students, development of metacognitive knowledge and regulation is particularly important for students with LD and/or ADHD. The researchers used Schraw and Dennison’s (1994) Metacognitive Awareness Inventory (MAI) to … Continue reading

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Do Students Know Enough Smart Learning Strategies?

Teaching students good learning strategies would ensure that they know how to acquire new knowledge, which leads to improved learning outcomes, writes lead author Helen Askell-Williams of Flinders University in Adelaide, Australia. And studies bear this out. Askell-Williams cites as … Continue reading

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