ERIC Number: EJ557281
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
Getting Students to Think About Their Own Thinking in an Integrated Verbal-Mathematics Course.
Gourgey, Annette F.; Earisman, Delbert L.
Research and Teaching in Developmental Education, v14 n1 p49-56 Fall 1997
Describes the research rationale for the developmental course offered to entering students at Upsala College (NJ) called "Precise Thinking." This skills-development program integrates reading, writing, and mathematical skills with underlying metacognitive processes to teach students perseverance and strategies for problem-solving and self-directed learning. (12 citations) (VWC)
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Curriculum Development, Developmental Studies Programs, Higher Education, Independent Study, Language Skills, Learning Processes, Learning Strategies, Mathematics Skills, Metacognition, Problem Solving, Remedial Programs, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Skill Development, Thinking Skills
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A