ERIC Number: EJ413763
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: 0
Metacognitive Knowledge and Metacognitive Process: Important Influences on Mathematical Performance.
Research & Teaching in Developmental Education, v2 n2 p34-39 Apr 1986
Stresses the importance of metacognitive skills (knowledge of one's own cognitive processes) in mathematical performance. Discusses the differences between metacognitive thinking and metacognitive experiences and the ways they each influence performance. Describes how accurate metacognition improves students' mathematical performance, and outlines specific teaching strategies. (PAA)
Descriptors: Cognitive Ability, Cognitive Structures, Cognitive Style, Comprehension, Developmental Studies Programs, Instructional Design, Learning Processes, Learning Strategies, Mathematics Skills, Metacognition, Postsecondary Education, Remedial Instruction, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Teaching Methods, Thinking Skills
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers; Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: For a related article by the same author, see volume 2, number 1, 1985.