metacognition


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metacognition

 [met″ah-kog-nish´un]
an educational process that incorporates knowledge about one's abilities, the demands of given tasks, and potentially effective learning strategies; it involves self-regulation via planning, predicting, monitoring, regulating, evaluating, and revising strategies.

metacognition

A form of critical thinking, which is a key criterion for acquiring and assessing new information. For scientific thought, metacognition entails awareness of one’s background knowledge, assumptions, and auxiliary hypotheses regarding how an observation occurs and in assessing its validity.

metacognition

(met-a-kog-nish'un) plural.metacognitions
Awareness of the knowledge one possesses and one's ability to apply that knowledge.
See: insight

metacognition

knowledge of one's own mental processes. Sometimes applied to the self-regulation of cognitive processes, such as in the application of mental skills.
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In addition, females had more dream anxiety levels, higher total MCQ-30 scores, and higher cognitive confidence and uncontrollability scores according to Metacognition Questionnaire-30 than males.
Therefore, what we call metacognition has given rise to the development of pedagogies focused on this type of strategies, where the learning process is not only a secondary thought, but is subject to regulation and self-evaluation, with systematized precedents in the psychology and epistemology of the 20th century.
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They note that metacognition is a learned practice; students need coaching to reflect on their learning rather than just describe what they did.
In learning theory, metacognition represents an internal regulatory system that monitors and evaluates one's understanding and control of cognitive and, by extension, physical performance.
You will find the concept of metacognition throughout the new Common Art Standards.
Metacognition here refers to the processes that allow people to consider their cognitive abilities.
Metacognition is the "awareness or analysis of one's own thinking or learning process" (Merriam-Webster, n.
Possibly, lucid dreaming is closely related to the human capability of self-reflection -- the so-called metacognition.
Second Principle: Metacognition is Composed by Two Broad Components: Self-Regulation and Memory of the Inner Process and the Self