Metacognitive Learning

Advancing Learning by Developing General Knowledge of the Learning Process

  • Joke┬ávan Velzen

About this book


In this book, the educational theory of metacognitive learning and its instructional implications are used to describe and illustrate how learners can become effective or self-directive learners. First, three levels of general knowledge of the learning process are discussed in this book through an overview of research studies. The book then describes how learners can develop along these levels and learn to effectively plan their learning. This book includes study and educational material centered on the learning and instruction of general knowledge of the learning process.


Educational Psychology Effective learning techniques Learning Learning and instruction Learning processes Metacognition Self-directed learning

Authors and affiliations

  • Joke┬ávan Velzen
    • 1
  1. 1.Sigmetack/University of AmsterdamAmsterdamThe Netherlands

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Education
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-24431-0
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-24433-4
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