The Trefny Center is excited to announce that we are hosting a monthly journal club where we can discuss research related to teaching and learning and the implications for the classroom. Keep reading for more information about our first meeting! 

  • Date: Feb 22, 2022 
  • Time: 10 – 11 AM 
  • Location: Zoom Link

Are you interested in exploring ways that instructors can encourage students to monitor and evaluate their own learning?  

Join us to discuss the article “Promoting Student Metacognition” (Tanner, 2012). Questions to consider as you read:

  • How can instructors promote the use metacognitive strategies to help students monitor their learning? 
  • How can we take the strategies identified in the article and implement them in a variety of classrooms and in a variety of disciplines? 
  • How can we use metacognitive strategies to monitor and evaluate our own teaching? 

To access the article, go to: It will be most beneficial if you are able to read the article in advance.  But if you are not able to read the article beforehand, please still join the discussion if you are able! 

Have you discovered or written an article related to teaching and learning that you would like to discuss with colleagues? Please fill out the Article Submission Form for an upcoming Journal Club.


Tanner, K. D. (2012). Promoting student metacognition. CBE—Life Sciences Education11(2), 113-120.