In this post Dr. Tara Beziat shares her realization that many students approach academic goals as she had been approaching her never-ending chore of “finishing the laundry.” By using effective goal setting techniques combined with metacognition, both academic and daily living goals can be more effectively accomplished.
Mary Herbert shares two course assignments that help students build awareness of the importance of soft skills and set goals to develop them.
In this post, Charity Peak argues that “through metacognition, you can conquer the self-defeating thoughts and behaviors that might prevent you from succeeding in your personal and professional life.”
By Lodge and Larmar, This article focuses on how significant it is to encourage metacognitive processing as a means of increasing student retention, enhancing university engagement and lifelong learning. Larmar, S. & Lodge, J. (2014). Making sense of how I learn: Metacognitive capital and the first year university student. The International Journal of the First Year in Higher Education, 5(1)…. Read more »