Thinking about Thinking

This past Tuesday, several faculty and staff members gathered for the semester’s first Conversations on Teaching, which focused on promoting reflective learning and metacognition for better student learning. It was a thoughtful discussion, out of which several ideas emerged for collaborative work with students–so stay tuned. If you missed the session, you can find the resource guide by clicking here, and we’ll offer it again as a Saturday workshop later in the semester. It’s a fascinating and complex topic, with a lot of cutting-edge research suggesting that reflection and metacognition are key strategies for learning and retention.
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