The Role of Metacognition in Learning and Achievement

The Role of Metacognition in Learning and Achievement

Excerpted from “Four-Dimensional Education: The Competencies Learners Need to Succeed,” by Charles Fadel, Bernie Trilling and Maya Bialik. The following is from the section, “Metacognition-Reflecting on Learning Goals, Strategies, and Results.” Metacognition, simply put, is the process of thinking about thinking.

Tracking Key Issues in Teaching and Learning: What Matters Most in 2017

Tracking Key Issues in Teaching and Learning: What Matters Most in 2017

Since 2011, EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI) has been tracking key issues for higher education teaching and learning. We solicit input from the full breadth of the teaching and learning community, including faculty members, students, and professionals from the IT organization, the center for teaching and learning, the library, and the dean’s and provost’s offices.

How To Master the Art of Taking Notes

How To Master The Art Of Taking Better Notes

A reporter recently interviewed me for an article about a product called the Listening Table. This slightly more sophisticated version of a tape recorder would record meetings, and highlight the transcript in places where someone tapped the table to indicate an important point. The reporter asked if this was an efficiency breakthrough.

How Important is use of Technology in Education

How Important is use of Technology in Education

We have been using technology so much these days in each and every domain of our lives, be it education or the regular household work, that have we ever taken out a second to wonder if it’s leaving a positive impact on our work or it’s just that we have been relying too much on it that we’ve become habitual to it, ignoring the direction of its impact?

Is Online Education Opposed to Face-to-Face Education?

Is Online Education Opposed to Face-To-Face Education? [M.A. Escotet] via Scholarly Blog

Open education is particularly characterized by the removal of restrictions, exclusions and privileges; by the accreditation of students’ previous ex­perience; by the flexibility of the management of the time variable; and by substantial changes in the traditional relationship between professors and students.

Artificial Intelligence, the Future of Work, and Implications for Education

Artifical Intelligence, the Future of Work, and Implications for Education

Artificial intelligence is changing work, and it has implications for education as well. About a decade ago, if you attended any education keynote, you would often find the speaker reassuring people who technology will not replace teachers. However, teachers with technology will replace teachers without, they would reassure us.