Covers: theory of meta-cognition
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Questions this item addresses:
  • What is meta-cognition and how it affects learning?
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Author(s) / creator(s) / reference(s)
John Spencer
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Meta-cognition: Learning About Learning!

Total time needed: ~33 minutes
The purpose of this list is to provide some foundations for meta-cognition, thinking about thinking, or learning about learning, etc. Essentially the ability of humans to be aware of their ability to learn and think, and to analyze, and strategize how they learn to make that more efficient
Potential Use Cases
curriculum design, education, instructional guides
Who is This For ?
INTERMEDIATEanyone interested in psychology and the inner workings of our brain
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VIDEO 1. What is metacognition? (Exploring the Metacognition Cycle)
  • What is meta-cognition and how it affects learning?
2 minutes
ARTICLE 2. What is Metacognition?
  • What is meta-cognition?
  • What are the components of meta-cognition?
  • What are the types of meta-cognition?
10 minutes
PAPER 3. Declarative (content) and Non-declarative Knowledge
  • what is declarative knowledge?
  • how is declarative knowledge different than non-declarative knowledge?
9 minutes
ARTICLE 4. Procedural (task) and Declarative (content) Knowledge
  • What is procedural knowledge?
  • How is procedural knowledge different than declarative knowledge?
10 minutes
WRITEUP 5. Conditional (Strategic) Knowledge
  • What is strategic knowledge?
2 minutes

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