Teaching Underprepared Students to Take Control of Their Learning by Developing Metacognitive Skills

Teaching Underprepared Students to Take Control of Their Learning by Developing Metacognitive Skills

Thursday, February 20, 2020 | 1:00 PM Central | 60 Minutes

Itís become very apparent that many present-day students are coming into the college classroom without the skills they need in order to be successful in higher education. Metacognition has been strongly linked with improved GPAs, college readiness, and retention; however, faculty are often unaware of how to purposefully instill and foster these abilities in students. This live seminar will provide specific strategies to build these necessary competencies.

What are the learning goals?

Upon completion of this seminar, youíll be able to:

  • Identify key characteristics of metacognition
  • Link metacognition to the process of formative assessment
  • Recognize and explain the benefits of implementing metacognitive activities into curriculum
  • Integrate effective metacognitive practices into existing curriculum

Who does this benefit?

  • Faculty
  • Faculty developers
  • Instructors
  • Department Chairs
  • Deans
  • Instructional designers

Why you don't want to miss this!

Our presenter, Cathy Box was a top-rated presenter at our 2019 Teaching Professor Conference. Her highly rated session is the basis for this live seminar. For faculty faced with an increasing number of underprepared students, this live seminar helps them purposefully instill and foster metacognition and self-regulation in students through research-based strategies.

What's included?

Your seminar registration includes the following:

  • A single connection to the live seminar (one connection per purchased registration)
  • On-demand access for 1-year
  • Downloadable PowerPoint presentations from the speaker
  • Written transcript
  • Supplemental materials
  • 100% satisfaction guarantee

For the live seminar, you can have as many people participate in the program as you like using the single connection by using a large screen, projector, and speakers.

There is no limit to how many times the seminar is accessed while available. Additional connections for other locations or branch campuses can be purchased for $100 per additional connection. Contact Magna Customer Service at 800-433-0499 to add additional connections for the live seminar.

Additional Detail

In this live seminar, you'll learn how faculty can better support first-generation college students in the classroom. Topics of discussion include: understanding the challenges that first-generation college students disproportionately face; contextualizing practical ways to support their success in the classroom and beyond; and recognizing resources to continue improving support structures for first-generation college students.


Interested in getting this program and every Magna Online Seminar for one year?

The Magna Online Seminar Pass gives you annual access to all of Magnaís online seminars including the live broadcast and 12-month on-demand access thereafter. Covering the topics you want from the nationís top academic thought leaders, Magna Online Seminars help you promote continued faculty and staff development.

The Magna Online Seminar Pass costs less than the price of 6 programs. So, itís like buying 6 programs and getting at least 19 free! This affordable subscription membership gives you access to every live Magna Online Seminar produced over the course of a 12-month period (minimum of 25 seminars). And you'll be pre-registered so you won't have to sign up for each program. Start your subscription today!


With the purchase of the optional Campus Access License (or Group License when ordering online), registrants may take the contents of the program CD & place the information on to a password-protected network, server, or web site for additional staff use. The Group License option is not for multiple or unlimited staff from an institution to connect & participate in the live online seminar presentation.

Product Code: PC20DA

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