Metacognitive Thinking: You will

  • evaluate the effectiveness of your project plan or strategy to determine the degree of improvement in your knowledge and skills.

(JSias also notes on her syllabus: In this class we will approach Metacognitive Thinking as a way to understand how you learn, building awareness of your learning process)

 

Metacognitive Thinking – Readings and Resources

 

“A Brief History of Critical Thinking.” The Critical Thinking Community. n.d. Web. 30 Oct. 2014. http://www.criticalthinking.org/pages/a-brief-history-of-the-idea-of-critical-thinking/408

 

Berger, John. “Ways of Seeing.” Online Video Clip. YouTube. 8 Oct. 2012. Web. 30 Oct. 2014. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0pDE4VX_9Kk

 

Carr, Nicholas. “Is Google Making Us Stupid?” The Atlantic. 1 Jul. 2008. Web. 30 Oct. 2014. http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2008/07/is-google-making-us-stupid/306868/

 

“Everything Bad Is Good For You.” Narr. Steve Inskeep. Morning Edition. NPR. Natl. Public Radio. 24 May 2005. Web. 30 Oct. 2014. http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=4663852

 

“Meta-Awareness.” Encyclopedia of Consciousness. N.p.: Elsevier Science & Technology, 2009. Credo Reference. 7 July 2010. Web. 3 Nov. 2014. http://ezproxy.marshall.edu:2048/login?url=http://literati.credoreference.com/content/entry/estcon/meta_awareness/0.

 

“METACOGNITION.” Key Concepts in Developmental Psychology. N.p.: Sage Publications, 2006. Credo Reference. 11 Nov. 2011. Web. 3 Nov. 2014. <http://ezproxy.marshall.edu:2048/login?url=http://literati.credoreference.com/content/entry/sageukdp/metacognition/0>.

 

“Metacognition.” Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate(R) Dictionary. N.p.: Merriam-Webster, 2012. Credo Reference. 7 Aug. 2013. Web. 3 Nov. 2014. <http://ezproxy.marshall.edu:2048/loginurl=http://literati.credoreference.com/content/entry/mwcollegiate/metacognition/0>.

 

Pintrich, Paul R. (2002). The Role of metacognitive knowledge in learning, teaching, and assessing. Theory into Practice, 41(4). 219-225.

 

Sanna, Lawrence J., and Norbert Schwarz. “Metacognitive Experiences And Human Judgment: The Case Of Hindsight Bias And Its Debiasing.” Current Directions In Psychological Science (Wiley-Blackwell) 15.4 (2006): 172-176. Academic Search Premier. Web. 3 Nov. 2014. <http://ezproxy.marshall.edu:2048/login?url=http://ezproxy.marshall.edu:2058/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=22343777&site=ehost-live>

 

Tough, Paul. “What If the Secret to Success is Failure?” The New York Times. 14 Sept. 2011. Web. 30 Oct. 2014. http://ezproxy.marshall.edu:2048/login?url=http://www.nytimes.com/2011/09/18/magazine/what-if-the-secret-to-success-is-failure.html?pagewanted=all&_r=1&

 

Other resources:

 

Interview with Bill Wasik, author of And Then There’s This: How Stories Live and Die in Viral Culture

http://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=and+then+there’s+this+how+stories+live+and+die&FORM=VIRE4#view=detail&mid=CCDD23F3D1EBCF8690E6CCDD23F3D1EBCF8690E6

 

“How the Cold War and Orwell Helped Make the Internet What It Is”: Interview with Walter Issacson, author of The Innovators: How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses, and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution

http://www.npr.org/blogs/alltechconsidered/2014/10/06/353269811/how-the-cold-war-and-george-orwell-helped-make-the-internet-what-it-is

 

“Five Best Mindmapping Tools”

http://lifehacker.com/five-best-mind-mapping-tools-476534555

 

“Perception and Belief” based on chapter 4 of John Chaffee’s Thinking Critically

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9KZjNfB4dgI

 

The Critical Thinking Community

http://www.criticalthinking.org/pages/a-brief-history-of-the-idea-of-critical-thinking/408

 

For instructors:

http://cft.vanderbilt.edu/guides-sub-pages/metacognition/