1. True or false? Certain types of emotions have a significant influence on learning.
2. Which of the following conceptions of learning is the most “advanced”, thereby integrating the others?
A) Increasing knowledge: increasing the amount of information that makes up our knowledge base.
B) Memorization: recording information repetitively to recall it to our memory as needed.
C) Changing as a person: developing or changing as an individual as a result of new understandings or appreciations, seeing the world differently.
D) Application: acquiring facts, methods, etc. that can be retained and/or used in practice as needed.
3. Which of the following statements is not a strategy for in-depth learning?
A) Wanting to learn.
B) Integrating the search for meaning.
C) Seeking external motivation.
D) Actively processing information.
E) Managing metacognitive processes.
4. Which of the following statements about engagement in learning is incorrect?
A) It is a state.
B) It is a process.
C) It is made up of individual attitudes, thoughts and behaviours as well as exchanges with others.
D) Once it is initiated, it remains stable over time.
5. Select the correct term to complete each of the following statements about metacognition.
Terms: one’s own cognitive processes, metacognitive skills, our mental abilities, our environment
A) Metacognition is being able to become aware of ________ and act on them.
B) By cognitive process, we refer to all of our mental processes — attention, reasoning, memorization, conceptualization, etc. — which allow us to gather information from ________ and interpret it to regulate our behaviour.
C) Like cognition, metacognition does not only imply ________, but also our motivation and emotions.
D) Developing ________ is one of the best ways to improve the quality of one’s learning as well as one’s autonomy as a learner.