Practicing metacognition through the use of repeated posttest predictions.

Affiliation

University of Wyoming School of Pharmacy, 1000 E. University Ave., Laramie, WY 82071, United States. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

Development of metacognitive skills is one method to increase self-awareness of pharmacy students. This study sought to assess students' posttest prediction (postdiction) of performance on a series of multiple-choice examinations to determine if feedback regarding predicted and actual performance could improve personal predictive abilities over time.

Keywords

Feedback,Metacognition,Post examination predictions,Postdiction,Self-awareness,