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ERIC Number: EJ1141767
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Pages: 3
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-1936-346X
Metacognition: Transforming the Learning Experience
Chekwa, Emmanuel; McFadden, Misty; Divine, Angelia; Dorius, Tina
Journal of Learning in Higher Education, v11 n1 p109-112 Spr 2015
A simplistic definition of metacognition is "thinking about thinking." It involves taking time to analyze and delve into the various ways the mind receives and retains information. It is not a new concept but metacognition is evolving as a new word for successful learners. It is stimulating much conversation and excitement in academia as educators strive to enhance learning skills. This paper dissects the concept of metacognition and argues that it could be the new "best" thing in the field of thinking and learning. It discusses the Miles College experience in using metacognition principles to enhance student learning.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Alabama
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