Monthly Archives: February 2011

AAC&U reading rubric

I just came across this rubric from the AAC&U, which is relevant to our discussion: http://www.aacu.org/value/rubrics/pdf/reading.pdf It defines reading as “the process of simultaneously extracting and constructing meaning through interaction and involvement with written language” (Snow et al., Reading for … Continue reading

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Inside Higher Ed – metacognition

An article in this morning’s Inside Higher Ed is relevant to our discussion of metacognition: See http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2011/01/31/ colleges_try_to_use_metacognition_to_improve_student_learning “While some colleges have long taught study skills, some institutions are  experimenting with efforts to teach much more than how to study: … Continue reading

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