Perspectivas em Ciência da Informação
versión impresa ISSN 1413-9936
NEVES, Dulce Amélia de Brito. Meta-learning: a reflection on the act of learning to learn. Perspect. ciênc. inf. [online]. 2007, vol.12, n.3, pp. 116-128. ISSN 1413-9936. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S1413-99362007000300009.
The article presents a reflection on meta-learning, analyzes theoretical support about the use of metacognition in learning, stresses the importance of teaching metacognition for learner to develop some efficient methods to deal with the information obtained from the environment and the mental processes involved. It emphasizes the learning in metacognitive activities that have produced satisfactory performance in schools. An Information Science approach directed to those at the Information Systems is also presented.
Palabras llave : Metacognition; Metacognitive strategies; Learning; Conceptual maps; Cognitive maps; Information Science.