1. Learning About Self-Regulation and Metacognition

As a university student, you will have to manage different responsibilities and timelines as you pursue your learning activities. Self-regulation is an essential skill you will need to help you persist and succeed as a learner. Whether you’re working on a group project, studying on your own or tackling a challenging assignment, self-regulation can help you plan your learning and respond to challenges strategically and effectively.

The following video will introduce you to how self-regulation is practiced in a learning environment, what metacognition is and how it is related to self-regulation, and how you can start to develop these skills.

What is Self-Regulation in a Learning Context? Video Transcript (.pdf)

Five Steps to Self-Regulated Learning (.pdf)

Monitor Your Learning

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Five Ways to Develop Metacognitive Skills Infographic (.pdf)


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