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Metacognition
Knowing about one's own knowing. Or "...knowledge about and regulation of one's cognitive activities in learning processes."

(Flavell, 1979; Brown, 1978).
eustress
hard fun
EDLT
McGonical
Situated Learning
refers to the context in where the use of knowledge is happening.


epistemology
your way of knowing, how you learn
"tries to understand what it
means to know"
Gray pg 17
ontology
the study of being, the nature of existence

Gray pg 17
andragogy
study of adult learning, strategies & practices for the adult learner
vs. pedagogy
Malcolm Knowles,
Grounded Theory
the systematic generation of theory from systematic research

Glaser & Strauss
Phenomenology
Trying to understand the "lived experience" (in an ethnographic study)


construct
constructed set of concepts- how we make the theory measurable


DOI
Digital Object Identifier: "barcode" # for journals


Theory of Mind
Ability to understand that others have feelings beliefs, etc., that are separate from our own. Develops at ages 3-5.


Declarative Knowledge
knowledge, memory, facts (math)


Procedural Knowledge
how to perform various skills (word problems)


Zone of Proximal Development (ZPD)



confirmation bias