Category Archives: Doctoral Work

4 Strategies Designed to Drive Metacognitive Thinking

Metacognition is defined as thinking about one’s thinking or learning. More formally, “metacognition was originally referred to as the knowledge about and the regulation of one’s cognitive activities in learning processes” (Veenman, Van Hout-Wolters, & Afflerbach, 2006, p.3). Too often students receive information, receive … Continue reading

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The Effectiveness of Online Learning Depends on Design

As students of all ages spend more time learning online, it’s worth asking, “How effective is online learning?” The answer varies dramatically and depends entirely on the design of the online learning experience. For the purpose of this blog, I … Continue reading

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