Magna On-Demand Seminars

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

For faculty faced with an increasing number of underprepared students, this Magna Online Seminar helps them purposefully instill and foster metacognition and self-regulation in students through research-based strategies.

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Campus Access License

With the purchase of the optional Campus Access License, registrants are granted a license to download the program contents to a password-protected network, server, or website for additional staff use. You will receive information on downloading the contents of the program within 3-5 business days.

It’s 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 online seminar will provide specific strategies to build these necessary competencies.

Learning Goals

Upon completion of this seminar, you’ll 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 online 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:

  • On-demand access
  • Downloadable PowerPoint presentations from the speaker
  • Written transcript
  • Supplemental materials
  • 100% satisfaction guarantee

There is no limit to how many times the seminar is accessed while available.

Additional Detail

In this online 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.

 

Product Code: PC20DA

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