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Van Meter Ed Psy 421 11/09 Strategies and Metacognition
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Van Meter Ed Psy 421 12/09 Defining Strategies Strategies are goal-directed cognitive activities that are not required by the task Strategies can be categorized into broad groups. e.g., organizational, elaborative, etc. We often speak of strategies according to their order of use. before, during, and after A strategy, however, refers to a specific cognitive action. There are domain-general and domain-specific strategies.
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Examples of Strategies Math problems Draw a diagram Solve another way Underlin e key terms Reading Comprehension Summarization Self-questioning Self-explanation Exam Preparation Flash cards Matrix notes Concept mapping Paper Writing Outline Brainstorm Revise
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Van Meter Ed Psy 421 12/09 Comparison to Procedures Procedures Strategies Condition-action rules Representation unknown Often required for task execution Automatic when conditions are met Never required (Pressley
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This note was uploaded on 01/27/2011 for the course EDPSY 421 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at Pennsylvania State University, University Park.

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