Metacognitive Learning: Advancing Learning by Developing General Knowledge of the Learning Process by Joke van VelzenMetacognitive Learning: Advancing Learning by Developing General Knowledge of the Learning Process by Joke van Velzen

Metacognitive Learning: Advancing Learning by Developing General Knowledge of the Learning Process

byJoke van Velzen

Hardcover | January 8, 2016

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In this book, the educational theory of metacognitive learning and its instructional implications are used to describe and illustrate how learners can become effective or self-directive learners. First, three levels of general knowledge of the learning process are discussed in this book through an overview of research studies. The book then describes how learners can develop along these levels and learn to effectively plan their learning. This book includes study and educational material centered on the learning and instruction of general knowledge of the learning process.


Joke van Velzen is currently the head of the research project Sigmetack, which investigates the construct of metacognitive knowledge in learning, problem solving, and their educational implications. Previously, she was a visiting researcher at the Research Institute of Child Development and Education at the University of Amsterdam and ...
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Title:Metacognitive Learning: Advancing Learning by Developing General Knowledge of the Learning ProcessFormat:HardcoverDimensions:162 pagesPublished:January 8, 2016Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3319244310

ISBN - 13:9783319244310

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Table of Contents

Metacognitive Learning: Focusing on General Knowledge of the Learning Process.- Metacognitive Knowledge in Theory.- General Knowledge of the Learning Process in Practice: What Does it Encompass?.- Instructional Implications: Developing General Knowledge of the Learning Process.- Lucy: How to Go from Learning Situations to Learning Experiences.- Lena: How to Go from Learning Experiences to Explicit General Knowledge of the Learning Process.-  How to Go from Explicit to Explanatory General Knowledge of the Learning Process.- Directing Learning by Setting Up a Learning Plan.- Epilogue - Metacognitive Learning from an Instructional Perspective.