Metacognition and Motivation
SubtitleA Thrust Within the Pittsburgh Science of Learning Center
Research areasLearning Sciences and Technologies
Metacognition and Motivation is one of four thrusts of the Pittsburgh Science of Learning Center. It has the goals of developing a better understanding of how metacognitive processes and motivation interact with learner factors to influence robust student learning outcomes. Researchers are testing whether and how student learning environments can leverage improved metacognition and motivation to increase the robustness of student learning.