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Metacognition and lifelong e-learning: a contextual and cyclical process

Worrall, LJ and Bell, F 2007, 'Metacognition and lifelong e-learning: a contextual and cyclical process' , e-Learning, 4 (2) , pp. 161-171.

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Metacognition is arguably an important conceptualisation within the area of lifelong e- learning, with many theorists and practitioners claiming that it enhances the learning process. However, the lifelong, cyclical and flexible aspects of 'before', 'during' and 'after' metacognitions within lifelong e-learning (inclusive of whether an 'input' necessarily leads to a completed 'output') seem marginal within current areas of practical and theoretical debate. This article analyses Reeves's (1997) model of web-based learning in the context of the ADAPT project; a study of lifelong learners based in small and medium sized enterprises. The article focuses upon an analysis of this model's view of metacognition, and in the light of the project findings and literature review, aims to put forward an extended and expanded version of the model with reference to lifelong e-learning

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: An excellent summary of the latest research into e-learning and metacognition. This document is open for public and free download
Uncontrolled Keywords: e-learning, metacognition
Themes: Subjects / Themes > T Technology > T Technology (General)
Subjects / Themes > L Education > L Education (General)
Subjects outside of the University Themes
Schools: Schools > College of Business & Law > Salford Business School > Business and Management Research Centre
Journal or Publication Title: e-Learning
Publisher: Symposium Journals
Refereed: Yes
ISSN: 1741-8887
Depositing User: L Worrall
Date Deposited: 06 Nov 2009 16:27
Last Modified: 29 Oct 2015 00:49
References: Elizabeth Murphy (2008) A framework for identifying and promoting metacognitive knowledge and control in online discussants [citation of our work] Puvana Natanasabapathy (2007 Towards Self-Sustainability in Education,%20P.pdf [citation of our work]

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