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Metacognition: The Key to Accelerated Success for Graduate Students and Their Students

Metacognition: The Key to Accelerated Success for Graduate Students and Their Students

Saundra McGuire

Director Emerita of the Center for Academic Success, Retired Assistant Vice Chancellor and Professor of Chemistry, LSU

Date: August 29, 2016

Overview

Graduate and professional school students often face challenges adjusting to a new set of demands – acing coursework, preparing for cumulative examinations, assuming teaching duties, and producing research results.  This session presents metacognitive learning strategies and time management tools that graduate students can teach their students and that they themselves can use to “step up their game” so that their success in graduate school will equal or exceed their success in undergraduate school.