Affordance 6: Metacognition

For example, involving extensive giving and receiving of feedback, and recruiting students as self- and peer- assessors. This places them in the position of having to think metacognitively about the nature of the task, and the cognitive processes of the discipline. It is vital that learners move from empirical and experiential understandings to pattern recognition and theory making—in this respect, metacognition is key.

Why Metacognition Matters

Metacognition in e-Learning Ecologies