metacognition


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metacognition

(ˌmɛtəkɒɡˈnɪʃən)
n
(Psychology) psychol thinking about one's own mental processes
Translations
métacognition
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These other factors may be interacting with metacognition or making independent contributions to cumulative GPA as has been argued by a number of researchers (Dinsmore et al., 2008; Mayer, 1998; Schunk, 2008).
She explains the rationale for using quick writes and how they help students become stronger writers and more enlightened individuals, then outlines exercises that focus on different aspects of thinking and writing, including automaticity, information processing, appreciation for the arts, creativity, mindfulness, metacognition, and mindset, with examples and a chapter on quick writes for teachers.
So this research study not only expands knowledge of metacognition, teaching styles and study habits in existing literature but also suggests strategies to enhance academic performance of students.
Metacognition refers to the psychological structures, knowledge, events, and processes that are involved in the control, modification, and interpretation of thinking (2).
Other attitudinal variables must also be investigated (Chaffin & Harlow, 2005) such as cognitive styles, motivation, metacognition and self-regulated learning.
Undoubtedly, When having to select a course of action reflective monitoring and control of our decision process (metacognition) is of crucial importance.
Background: The term metacognition reflects a spectrum of psychological activities that allows people to form and integrate representations about their own mental states and those of others.
Are Metacognition and Mindfulness related concepts?
Metacognition refers to the processes used to "plan, monitor and assess one's understanding and performance" (Chick, n.d.).
Writing is a foundational skill in agricultural communications, and metacognition the learning and understanding of such skill.