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Computers as Metacognitive Tools for Enhancing Learning A Special Issue of Educational Psychologist

Edited By Roger Azevedo Copyright 2005

    First published in 2005. This Volume 40, No 4 of Autumn 2005 of the Educational Psychologist. The articles appearing in this special issue of Educational Psychologist reflect a growing interest by researchers from various fields in examining the use of computers as metacognitive tools for enhancing learning. This topic has become increasingly important as computer-based learning environments become ubiquitous and students use them extensively both in and out of school to learn about conceptually rich domains.

    Volume 40, Number 4, 2005
    Contents: R. Azevedo, Computer Environments as Metacognitive Tools for Enhancing Learning. R. Azevedo, Using Hypermedia as a Metacognitive Tool for Enhancing Student Learning? The Role of Self-Regulated Learning. B. White, J. Frederiksen, A Theoretical Framework and Approach for Fostering Metacognitive Development. A.C. Graesser, D.S. McNamara, K. VanLehn, Scaffolding Deep Comprehension Strategies Through Point&Query, AutoTutor, and iSTART. C. Quintana, M. Zhang, J. Krajcik, A Framework for Supporting Metacognitive Aspects of Online Inquiry Through Software-Based Scaffolding. X. Lin, D.L. Schwartz, G. Hatano, Toward Teachers' Adaptive Metacognition. S.A. Mathan, K.R. Koedinger, Fostering the Intelligent Novice: Learning From Errors With Metacognitive Tutoring. B.J. Zimmerman, K.E. Tsikalas, Can Computer-Based Learning Environments (CBLEs) Be Used as Self-Regulatory Tools to Enhance Learning?


    Roger Azevedo Department of Human Development University of Maryland, College Park