DePaul University

DePaul University Teaching Commons

https://resources.depaul.edu/teaching-commons/Pages/default.aspx

On this site you will find a range of practical and pedagogical resources, from learning how to access your course roster to discovering professional development programs available to faculty and staff at DePaul. The Teaching Commons is a collaboration between academic partners across the university, and we are happy to facilitate the exchange of teaching strategies and materials.

Teaching Guides

https://resources.depaul.edu/teaching-commons/teaching-guides/Pages/default.aspx

Activities for Metacognition

https://resources.depaul.edu/teaching-commons/teaching-guides/learning-activities/pages/activities-for-metacognition.aspx

Metacognition, or thinking about one’s thinking, is key to facilitating lasting learning experiences and developing lifelong learners. Linda Darling-Hammond and her colleagues (2003) identify two types of metacognition: reflection, or “thinking about what we know,” and self-regulation, or “managing how we go about learning.”

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