Metacognition involves reflecting on knowledge, experiences, and approaches to learning. It might involve summarizing or explaining newly-learned information or describing how this new information can be used in the workplace.
To illustrate how participatory learning experiences and metacognition can fit together in training activities, let’s consider those concepts in terms of a simple, but effective and commonly-used debriefing model, Experience Identify Analyze Generalize (EIAG), developed by professional educator and trainer Ron Stadsklev.
You will work more with these ideas in later sections of FET that deal specifically with training planning and design during our Face to Face training day.
Look at the written responses you recorded on the Experiences Build Brain Architecture worksheet. What, if any, elements of Optimal Conditions for Adult Learning can be identified in that learning experience?
How could you incorporate two pieces of knowledge you have acquired about creating Optimal Conditions for Adult Learning into that learning experience?