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Metacognition: The Key to Acing Courses!

Metacognition: The Key to Acing Courses!

Saundra McGuire

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

Date: August 29, 2016

Overview

All students who are admitted to college have the ability to ace their courses.  However, most students did not acquire effective learning strategies in high school and resort to memorizing information just before tests. This strategy usually yields poor results, with students earning grades much lower than their ability.  This interactive session introduces students to cognitive science based learning strategies that help all students experience meaningful, transferable learning, resulting in A’s in their courses!