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GPTK801 - Teaching Students how to Learn: Strategies for Developing Metacognition in the Classroom

Have you ever wondered how to teach underprepared students? Many students arrive at university without knowing what to expect or how to handle the level of preparedness that is expected of them. They mostly struggle with universities’ demands of higher-order thinking skills such as analyzing, reasoning, and evaluation.

This workshop aims at providing instructors with a road map and strategies that are easy to implement in their courses to help students learn more deeply and meaningfully, achieve more success in their studies, and become self-regulated learners.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:
• Define the two main metacognition processes.
• Explore effective teaching strategies to help students evaluate and adapt their learning skills to become increasingly effective at learning.

Leaders Information

This workshop is led by Dalia Radwan.

Dalia Radwan is a Curriculum Developer at Concordia’s Centre for Teaching and Learning. She has over a decade of experience in international education systems, interdisciplinary university programs, student advising, student learning experience, and performance improvement. She has an interdisciplinary academic background in educational technology, fine arts, and visual communications.

This workshop is not scheduled at this time.
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