Students, Faculty Participate in Metacognition Workshops Jan. 29-30

The Center for Faculty Career Development offered four different teaching and learning workshops and a luncheon focusing on metacognition to Wesleyan faculty, students and staff on Jan. 29 and 30.

The Center for Faculty Career Development offered four different teaching and learning workshops and a luncheon focusing on metacognition to Wesleyan faculty, students and staff on Jan. 29 and 30.

The workshops were led by Saundra McGuire, Ph.D, a widely acclaimed speaker who regularly runs workshops to train faculty and students in the techniques she has developed for learning, based on educational psychologist Benjamin Bloom's taxonomy of learning and metacognition.

The workshops were led by Saundra McGuire, Ph.D, a widely acclaimed speaker who regularly runs workshops to train faculty and students in the techniques she has developed for learning, based on educational psychologist Benjamin Bloom’s taxonomy of learning and metacognition.

McGuire’s visit and workshops were co-sponsored by the Center for Faculty Career Development, the Department of Chemistry, and The Academic Deans. Additional funding comes from the Academic Career Network (Wesleyan, Bard College, Dartmouth College, Hamilton College, Colby College, Connecticut College, Trinity College, Middlebury College, Skidmore College, Union College, Amherst College, Vassar College, Williams College, Smith College, University of Massachusetts and Mount Holyoke College.)

McGuire’s visit and workshops were co-sponsored by the Center for Faculty Career Development, the Department of Chemistry, and The Academic Deans. Additional funding comes from the Academic Career Network (Wesleyan, Bard College, Dartmouth College, Hamilton College, Colby College, Connecticut College, Trinity College, Middlebury College, Skidmore College, Union College, Amherst College, Vassar College, Williams College, Smith College, University of Massachusetts and Mount Holyoke College).