publication . Article . 2018

Cognition, Metacognition and Learning

Acereda Extremiana, Amparo;
Open Access English
  • Published: 30 Nov 2018 Journal: Multidisciplinary Journal of School Education (issn: 2543-8409, eissn: 2543-7585, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Institute of Educational Sciences at Jesuit University Ignatianum in Kraków
This article presents a theoretical review of the difficulty that exists in our days to understand and apprehend metacognition, given the problem that involves the construct itself. In addition, it is a complex concept to measure and to be able to apply it to the educational world and the teaching-learning process. This article discusses the importance of cognition and metacognition, as it establishes a clear difference between the two. A theoretical review of metacognitive research is presented, differentiating the existing research studies on control and the cognitive regulation from the research work that examines metacognition in the educational field. This ...
free text keywords: Education; Psychology of Education; Intelligence; Giftedness, Learning; Educational Process; Cognition; Metacognition; Metacognitive Measurement; Learning Strategies
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