An article from Faculty Focus: Higher Ed Teaching Strategies from Magna Publications.
Consider ways to encourage students to be more engaged in their own learning where they can “process what they are doing, why they are doing it, and what they are learning from doing it.” (Weimer 2013)
Metacognition, or the knowledge of the learning process, can help students be more self-directed, reflective and achieve higher order learning during class and afterwards!
Reference: Weimer, M. (2013). “Three Ways to Help Students Become More Metacognitively Aware” Faculty Focus. Accessed from: http://www.facultyfocus.com/articles/effective-teaching-strategies/three-ways-to-help-students-become-more-metacognitively-aware/?utm_source=cheetah&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=2013.12.13%20-%20Faculty%20Focus%20Alert