Month: March 2014

March 26, 2014 mevins.consulting 1 comment

Blog Post by Guest Contributor: Amy Gross, Ph.D. What is metacognition? Flavell (1976) described it as the ability to think about one’s own thinking; being aware of one’s self as problem solver; monitoring, planning, and controlling one’s mental processing; and accurately judging the level of one’s own learning. At a Lilly Conference on College and…

March 1, 2014 mevins.consulting No comments exist

To advance just about any discipline, we follow a scholarly approach. We study what has been done, look for opportunities to use empirical work completed by others, and then make adjustments according to current demands. This “system” seems to work in essentially every discipline within higher education. As teaching professionals, we need to apply these…