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ERIC Number: EJ217109
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1979-Oct
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Metacognition and Cognitive Monitoring: A New Area of Cognitive-Developmental Inquiry.
Flavell, John H.
American Psychologist, v34 n10 p906-11 Oct 1979
Holds that young children are limited in their knowledge about cognitive phenomena ("metacognition") and do relatively little monitoring of their own memory, comprehension, and other cognitive enterprises. Proposes a model addressing the question of what adult-like knowledge and behavior might constitute metacognitive developmental targets toward which the child progresses. (Author/GC)
Publication Type: Journal Articles
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Language: English
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