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The Effect Of Metacognition On Learning Outcomes For Tertiary Level Computing Students, Susan Hastings Jan 1995

The Effect Of Metacognition On Learning Outcomes For Tertiary Level Computing Students, Susan Hastings

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The Technical and Further Education system Australia-wide is in a state of change. There is a push to become more cost effective and to have courses that closely relate to the demands of the work place. As part of the change, courses at TAFE are increasingly being based on a competency-based system, with students being responsible for their own learning. This entails the use of course materials by students which allow them to work at their own pace. There is a perception by educators that this method of learning may suit some students, but that the majority require a more ...