Assignment: Cognition & Metacognition
Part A: Learners are cognitive
Applying theory to practice
You are a teacher. You are planning a sequence of instruction for your student(s) in your main teaching area.
(1) Very briefly outline your sequence of instruction, then,
(2) Explain in detail how the steps in the sequence address different stages of information processing.
Be very brief in section (1) and give most attention to section (2)
Hint: reference to one or more Models of Information Processing will help you to answer this section
Part B: Learners are meta-cognitive
Linking theories together to enrich practice
Following on from your lesson sequence above, describe how you would explicitly teach to enhance
students’ metacognitive activity Page | 11
Hint; give specific attention to explaining how your teaching actions would be expected to
improve students metacognitive awareness.