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    Part 1: Provide and explain the theory/ theorist to the field of education Metacognition is one’s awareness and understanding of one’s thought process. Metacognition is a popular word within the studies of educational philosophy. Ann Brown began researching metacognition as part of her studies on early developmental psychology. Although Brown was one of the original psychologist to introduce metacognition, studies and research on this theory have skyrocketed since it’s introduction. According to How People Learn, “A ‘metacognitive’ approach to instruction can help students learn to take control of their own learning by defining learning goals and monitoring their progress in achieving them” (How People Learn 30). People engage themselves in…

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    Metacognition is a term used to define how well a student is aware of their own understanding of a concept or topic. This is essential for nursing school as it allows students to understand and identify their strengths and weaknesses and how to overcome any weakness that may be present. Students who are overly confident in the material they have studied, often have lower test scores and a weaker understanding of a topic as they feel that reviewing or changing a study habit is unnecessary (Chew,…

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    Metacognition Metacognition is a view of learning that many refer to as “thinking about thinking” when in reality it has a much deeper meaning than this simple summary. Metacognition is a process where an individual becomes aware of what they are learning and continually review their progress towards a goal (Livingston, Jennifer A. 1997). An example of this would be, if someone was doing advanced university math [Math 1000] and they are faced with a multiple page question the average student…

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    cognitive processes engaged in learning was given the label “Metacognition” by an American Developmental Psychologist known as John Flavell (Baker, 2009). Research supports the notion that metacognition when improved can result in increased learning and academic achievement of students (Fouche & Lamport, 2011). In contrast, other people argued that metacognition is a jargon and it doesn’t communicate to non-researchers (Schoenfeld, n.d.). While there are different perspectives involving this…

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    w=800&h=500&src=qtiworkflowflash_vc29_screen.xml&layer=act * Middle school teacher Julie Craven shows students how to use metacognition to deepen their understanding of a unit on China. One strategy is to have students mark up the text. Explain this technique. What is the difference between “marking up the text” and taking notes? What do you think of this technique? Ms. Craven asks her students to mark up any text that is given to them instead of taking notes. Marking up text involves students…

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    Metacognition Before; This assignment will assess how I have been doing throughout this part of the semester and the knowledge I have in this task can help me in the future as well as help others who don't understand how to write a myth. First I want to pick a question and maybe do some research, then I’ll think about the setting and the characters. After those steps I have to think about my story and start planning it out and putting those ideas on the storyboard. I have approximately a week…

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    According to our textbook, Invitation to the Life Span, metacognition is a control process that essentially allows an individual to better understand what they know, how they learn, and how they can improve their ability to learn. When an individual considers how they may improve their ability to learn, they develop strategies. One situation was presented in a video on Metacognition, in which students were able to enhance their reading comprehension and memory. Strategies consisted of careful…

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    Metacognition described by Chick is the “awareness or analysis of one’s own learning or thinking processes.” This is important in learning more about local issues of a political nature because when events are happening near you it is more likely to affect you and your life than if it was somewhere else in the nation. It is important to know the problems happening around you, so you can help find a cause or come up with a solution to solve this issue. With the actions happening around you it will…

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    The term was initially introduced by Flavell (1976), and there are several terms used to represent the same general idea of metacognition, e.g. metacognitive beliefs, executive skills, metacomponents, self-regulation, and judgments of learning (Veenman et al, 2006). The development of all of these terms relates to the myriad of definitions and foci associated with the term metacognition. Flavell’s (1976) original framework described metacognition as knowing about your own cognitive processes…

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    One of the most important concepts I would like to impart to you the student is metacognition. Metacognition is term that means awareness of your thoughts or thinking about how you think. It has been discussed that there are two categories a student can fall into when it comes to their approach to learning. The first approach to learning is based on achieving performance goals. It has been said that students who strive to achieve performance goals believe that knowledge is an inherent talent…

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