Metacognition and the Development of Reflective, Self-directed Learners

April 2, 12:00pm - 1:15pm
Mānoa Campus, Kuykendall 106 Events Room Add to Calendar

Presented by:
Dr. Rochelle E. Tractenberg

Director, Collaborative for Research in Outcomes and Metrics
Professor, Departments of Neurology; Biostatistics, Bioinformatics & Biomathematics; and Rehabilitation Medicine at Georgetown University

Dr. Tractenberg will discuss metacognition as a learnable, improvable skill set to stregthen teaching and assessment. A focus on cognitive psychological principles and leveraging ideas from cognitive science and educational psychology, educators can develop, evaluate and revise teaching and learning opportunities by:

  • incorporating reflection and metacognition
  • defining the learning enterprise as a joint effort by instructor and learner
  • orienting the learner along a path of growth and development
  • strengthening teaching and assessment across disciplines and for undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate/professional contexts

Bring a colleague and join us for a very special event!

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Event Sponsor
Center for Teaching Excellence (CTE), Mānoa Campus

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