Monthly Archives: November 2014

Metacognition for Purposeful Living

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Charity Peak explores the role of metacognition beyond the classroom. Peak considers the value of self-monitoring and self-regulation in a variety of domains, including school, family, career, military service, and other life goals. Metacognitive reflection is not only valuable in the classroom, but it is also essential to living a purposeful life.

Comprehension Monitoring: The Role of Conditional Knowledge Part 2

Antonio Gutierrez questions the assumption that conditional knowledge (e.g., when, why, where, and how a learning strategy applies) is related to calibration (e.g. self-monitoring, self-regulation). While the literature presupposes a link between them, Gutierrez calls on us to investigate the connection.

Measuring Metacognitive Judgments

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In Gregg Schraw’s (2009) chapter, Measuring Metacognitive Judgments, he artfully provides a taxonomy of calibration measures that attempt to assesses metacognitive judgment of learning. For more information, follow the hyperlink below. Schraw, G. (2009). Measuring Metacognitive Judgments. In D. J. Hacker, J. Dunlosky, &  A. C. Graesser (Eds.). Handbook of metacognition in education, 415. Friday, November 21, 2014