Metacognition in Learning and Instruction

Metacognition in Learning and Instruction : Theory, Research and Practice

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Unique and stimulating, this book addresses metacognition in both the neglected area of teaching and the more well-established area of learning. It addresses domain-general and domain-specific aspects of metacognition, including applications to the particular subjects of reading, speaking, mathematics, and science. This collection spans theory, research and practice related to metacognition in education at all school levels, from elementary through university.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 290 pages
  • 162.56 x 236.22 x 22.86mm | 566.99g
  • Dordrecht, Netherlands
  • English
  • 2001 ed.
  • 2 Illustrations, black and white; XXI, 290 p. 2 illus.
  • 079236838X
  • 9780792368380

Table of contents

List of Contributors. Preface. Acknowledgments.
Part I: Students' Metacognition and Cognition. 1. Promoting General Metacognitive Awareness; G. Schraw. 2. Metacognition in Basic Skills Instruction; A.F. Gourgey. 3. Developing Students' Metacognitive Knowledge and Skills; H.J. Hartman. 4. The Ability to Estimate Knowledge and Performance in College: a Metacognitive Analysis; H.T. Everson, S. Tobias.
Part II: Students' Metacognition and Motivation. 5. Cognitive, Metacognitive, and Motivational Aspects of Problem Solving; R.E. Mayer. 6. Contextual Differences in Student Motivation and Self-regulated Learning in Mathematics, English and Social Studies Classrooms; C.A. Wolters, P.R. Pintrich.
Part III: Metacognition and Teaching. 7. Mathematics Teaching as Problem Solving: A Framework for Studying Teacher Metacognition Underlying Instructional Practice in Mathematics; A. Artzt, E. Armour-Thomas. 8. Teaching Metacognitively; H.J. Hartman. 9. Metacognition in Science Teaching and Learning; H.J. Hartman.
Part IV: Students' Metacognition and Culture. 10. Enhancing Self-monitoring during Learning of Self-regulated Speech; D. Ellis, B.J. Zimmerman. 11. Metacognition and EFL/ESL Reading; P.L. Carrell, et al.
Part V: Conclusion. 12. Metacognition, Abilities, and Developing Expertise: What Makes an Expert Student? R.J. Sternberg.
Author Index. Subject Index.
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