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OSSES BUSTINGORRY, Sonia  and  JARAMILLO MORA, Sandra. Metacognition: a way towards learning how to learn. Estud. pedagóg. [online]. 2008, vol.34, n.1, pp.187-197. ISSN 0718-0705.

In this article metacognition is focused as a feasible alternative for training independent learners based on an education empowering consciousness on one's own cognitive pro-cesses and self-regulation of them, from the students' point of view. In such a way, it will lead them to learn how to learn, that is, to guide their learning and transfer it to other fields in their lives.

Keywords : metacognition; metacognitive knowledge; metacognitive control; metacognitive strategies; to learn how to learn.

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