ERIC Number: EJ413755
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: 0
Research Currents for Developmental Reading Educators: Metacognition.
Erwin, Robin W.
Research & Teaching in Developmental Education, v2 n1 p19-23 1985
Discusses the importance of instruction in metacognition, the mental process of observing, evaluating, and making adjustments in one's own thinking behavior to enhance comprehension during a learning activity. Reviews educational programs which have taught metacognitive behaviors and charts a model instructional approach for use in the college classroom. (PAA)
Descriptors: Cognitive Ability, Cognitive Structures, Cognitive Style, Comprehension, Developmental Studies Programs, Instructional Design, Learning Processes, Learning Strategies, Metacognition, Postsecondary Education, Remedial Instruction, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Teaching Methods, Thinking Skills
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A