This unit is designed to familiarize you with the level, type, and amount of content that will be covered in this course. In order to put us all on the same page with regard to course expectations, and to help you make efficient use of your study time, the Unit will introduce learning concepts such as Bloom’s Taxonomy, metacognition, feedback, and barriers to success. The learner outcomes for this unit are listed below, and below that are some related key terms to watch out for as you complete the chapter.
Unit 0 Learner Outcomes [No specific alignment with example course outcomes]
- Explain the course expectations, including cognitive level and time commitment.
- Provide an example study strategy that incorporates feedback and metacognition.
- Identify barriers to academic success and evaluate strategies to overcome barriers.
Key Terms and Concepts
The mental action or process of acquiring knowledge and understanding through thought, experience, and the senses
Splitting attention between more than one task at a time.
1) information about reactions to a product, a person's performance of a task, etc. which is used as a basis for improvement.
2) the modification or control of a process or system by its results or effects, e.g., in a biochemical pathway or behavioral response
awareness and understanding of one's own thought processes
a thoughtful and specific process for self-directed learning.
Objects, events, or conditions that hinder access.