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Learning strategies and metacognition

In very broad strokes there are three kinds of learning strategies: rehearsal, elaboration and organisational. Rehearsal is the much used ‘rinse and repeat’ approach of content repetition or rote learning. Elaboration might include the use of mnemonics, paraphrasing or summarizing … Continue reading

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Metacognition: Discussing a definition

‘Thinking about thinking’ had been cited by Flavell before the eighties as a “promising new area of investigation” coining the term metacognition. “Metacognition refers to one’s knowledge concerning one’s own cognitive processes and products or anything related to them. […] Metacognition … Continue reading

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