Metacognitive Strategies

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Metacognitive Strategies by Mind Map: Metacognitive Strategies

1. Chapter 1

1.1. Determination, resolve, goal, etc.

1.2. Goal Setting: identity, ask, establish

1.3. SMART goals: specific, measurable, attainable, relevant, time-oriented

2. Chapter 2

2.1. Organize with a planner: due dates, test dates, etc.

2.2. Organize by: setting goals for studying, using breaks to review, limiting distractions, avoiding multitasking, being flexible, and making schedule breaks.

2.3. Avoid procrastination: reminding yourself of the consequences, creating a to-do list, breaking work into steps, promise yourself rewards, find a quiet place, say no to attention-seeking people, shut off all distractions, and consider asking for help to keep yourself on track.

3. Chapter 3

3.1. Emotional intelligence: understanding emotions and managing emotions.

3.2. Motivation, resilience, balance and priority management, and anger management

3.3. Develop emotional intelligence with: intrapersonal skills, interpersonal skills, adaptability, stress management, and overall mood

4. Chapter 4

4.1. VARK: visual, aural, read/write, and kinesthetic

4.2. Kolb: concrete experience abilities, reflective observation abilities, abstract conceptualization abilities, active experimentation.

4.3. Multiple Intelligence: verbal/linguistic, logical/mathematical, visual/spatial, bodily/kinesthetic, musical/rhythm, interpersonal, intrapersonal, and naturalistic

5. Chapter 5

5.1. Critical Thinker: ask questions, consider multiple points of view and draw conclusions, make arguments, challenge assumptions and beliefs, examine evidence, and recognize and avoid faulty reasoning,

5.2. Faulty reasoning: attacking the person, begging, appealing to false authority, jumping on a bandwagon, assuming something is true since it hasn't been proven wrong, falling victim to false cause, making hasty generalizations, and slippery slopes.

5.3. Bloom's Taxonomy: knowledge, comprehension, application, analysis, synthesis, and evaluation

6. Chapter 6

6.1. Active Reading: preview, mark, concentrate, and review

6.2. Mapping, outlining or listing, flash cards

6.3. Textbooks: math, science, social sciences and humanities, and supplementary

7. Chapter 7

7.1. Prepare: do the assigned reading, pay attention to the syllabus, use additional materials provided, warm up for class, and get organized

7.2. Participate: listen critically and with an open mind, and speak up

7.3. Notes: Cornell, Outline, Paragraph, and List

8. Chapter 8

8.1. Memory: short term and long term

8.2. Improve memory: review sheets, mind maps, flash cards, summaries, and mnemonics

8.3. Studying: pay attention and avoid distractions, be confident, overlearn the material, explain the material to another person, make studying daily, check the internet, go above and beyond, look for life connections, get organized, reduce stress, collaborate, and get a tutor.

9. Chapter 9

9.1. Prepare physically and emotionally: maintain regular sleep routine, follow regular exercise program, eat right, know the material, practice relaxing, and use positive self-talk

9.2. Tests: Problem-solving, machine-scored, computerized, laboratory, open-book/notes, and take-home

9.3. Questions: essay, multiple-choice, fill-in-the-blank, true/false, and matching

10. Chapter 10

10.1. Information literacy: computer, media, and cultural

10.2. Evaluating sources: relevance, authority, and bias

10.3. Writing steps: Use prewriting to discover what you want to say, draft, and revise.

11. Chapter 11

11.1. Ethnicity, culture, race, religion, age, gender, religion, economic status, learning and physical challenges, and sexuality

11.2. Seeking Diversity: the curriculum, study abroad, student-run organizations, career/major groups, political/activist groups, and special-interest groups

11.3. Raise awareness, fight hate on campus, and challenge yourself to experience diversity

12. Chapter 12

12.1. Types of aid: grants, scholarships, merit scholarships, work-study, and co-op education

12.2. Student Loans:subsidized federal loans, unsubsidized federal loans, PLUS loans, and private loans

12.3. Planning for the future: figure out next step, keep your address current with the registrar, and establish a savings account.