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ERIC Number: EJ1143337
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014
Pages: 3
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-1936-346X
Metacognition: Transforming Learning Experience
Chekwa, Emmanuel; McFadden, Misty; Divine, Angelia; Dorius, Tina
Journal of Learning in Higher Education, v10 n1 p71-74 Spr 2014
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 - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Alabama (Birmingham)
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