What does the research tell us about how we learn, and what does this mean for our teaching practices?
Each week faculty participants will dive into the literature and explore metacognition, the practice of examining how we learn, by discussing an article or book chapter. Together participants will consider how the research could inform their practices, reflect on their teaching, and share strategies.
We will meet for three Wednesdays in February and March (February 27, March 13 & 27). It’s not necessary to attend every meeting. Please join us as your interests dictate and schedule allows. Lunch will be served.
Our reading schedule is as follows:
- February 27: Chapter 7. How Do Students Become Self-Directed Learners? In Ambrose et al. "How Learning Works : 7 Research-Based Principles for Smart Teaching."
- March 13: Metcalfe, J. (2017). Learning from Errors. Annual Review of Psychology.
- March 27: Dunlosky, J.; Rawson, K.A.; Marsh, E.J. … (2013). Improving Students’ Learning with Effective Learning Techniques: Promising Directions From Cognitive and Educational Psychology. Psychological Science in the Public Interest.
These sessions are facilitated by Michelle Hall and Ashley Kingon, Center for Teaching and Learning.
*Please note, all sessions will take place in the CTL Conference room on the SECOND floor of the Armory building (Armory Track and Field Center, 216 Fort Washington Ave., New York, NY 10032)