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Teach students how to learn : strategies you can incorporate into any course to improve student metacognition, study skills, and motivation

Author: Saundra Yancy McGuire; Stephanie McGuire
Publisher: Sterling, Virginia : Stylus Publishing, LLC, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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This book is written primarily for faculty but will be equally useful for TAs, tutors, and learning center professionals. For readers with no background in education or cognitive psychology, the book avoids jargon and esoteric theory.
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Genre/Form: Informational works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Saundra Yancy McGuire; Stephanie McGuire
ISBN: 9781620363164 162036316X 9781620363157 1620363151
OCLC Number: 922572203
Description: xx, 237 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword / Thomas A. Angelo --
Saundra's journey: from traditional instructor to academic transformer --
Why don't our students already know how to learn? --
Metacognition: what it is and how it helps students become independent learners --
The power of teaching Bloom's taxonomy and the study cycle to students --
Metacognitive learning strategies at work --
Mindset matters --
Connections between motivation, emotions, and learning --
What faculty can do to boost motivation, positive emotions, and learning --
What students can do to boost motivation, positive emotions, and learning --
Partnering with your campus learning center --
Teaching learning strategies to groups --
Teaching unprepared students --
Epilogue: Experiment and have fun! --
Appendixes : A. Compilation of strategies for students --
B. Books and web links recommended for students --
C. Compilation of strategies for instructors --
D. Resources for presenting learning strategies to groups --
E. Learning strategies inventory --
F. Dramatic individual student improvement --
G. Selected student feedback --
H. Slides from Chemistry presentation --
I. An advanced placement physics class.
Other Titles: Strategies you can incorporate into any course to improve student metacognition, study skills, and motivation
Responsibility: Saundra Yancy McGuire with Stephanie McGuire ; foreword by Thomas A. Angelo.

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This book is written primarily for faculty but will be equally useful for TAs, tutors, and learning center professionals. For readers with no background in education or cognitive psychology, the book avoids jargon and esoteric theory.
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Teachers need to learn as much as their students. In a masterly and spirited exposition, spangled with wit and exhortation, rife with pragmatic strategies, Saundra McGuire teaches teachers how to Read more...

 
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