The 6th biennial meeting of the EARLI Special Interest Group 16 – Metacognition

The 6th biennial meeting of the EARLI Special Interest Group 16 –   Metacognition İstanbul 3-6.EYLÜL,2014

Yer                                        :  İstanbul
Tarih                                     :  3-6.EYLÜL.2014
Düzenleyen                       : Boğaziçi Üniversitesi Eğitim Fakültesi İlköğretim Bölümü
Kongre Merkezi               : Boğaziçi Üniversitesi Ana Kampüs
Organizatör                       :
Web Sitesi                          : http://www.metacognition2014.org/

The 6th biennial meeting of the EARLI Special Interest Group 16 – Metacognition will be held in İstanbul, Turkey on 3-6 September 2014. It will be organized by the Department of Primary Education, Boğaziçi University, Istanbul and the main campus of the university will be the venue of the conference.

The aim of the meeting is to provide a forum for the presentation and exchange of research findings and ideas regarding the topic of metacognition.

The tradition of having a broad focus on metacognition in the previous meetings will be continued in this conference. metacognition will be considered in a life-span perspective from early childhood to old age, ranging from informal to formal educational settings (e.g. school, university, professional training). Submissions covering all areas of metacognition research are encouraged. The main suggested topics (this is not necessarily a limiting list) are:
– Theories and models of metacognition
– Metacognitive experience
– Metacognitive knowledge
– Metacognitive skills
– Metacognitive control, self-regulation, executive functions
– Metamemory
– Metacognition and computer-supported settings
– Metacognition and reading/writing
– Metacognition and mathematics
– Metacognition in reasoning, problem solving, decision making
– Methods, instruments and procedures to assess metacognition
– Development of metacognition
– Social processes in metacognition
– Emotional and motivational processes in metacognition
– Metacognition in teachers’ and tutors’ training
– Theory of mind
– Epistemological beliefs
The meeting will include keynote lectures, symposia, individual papers and posters.



The following researchers have expressed their interest in giving keynote speeches after initial correspondence: Annemie Desoete (Ghent University, Belgium), Roger Azevedo (North Carolina State University, US), John Dunlosky (Kent State University, US), Ali Tekcan (Boğaziçi University, Turkey).

Symposia will consist of 3 or 4 closely related papers about a specific topic and will include a discussant. A slot of 90 min will be allotted to each symposium. Submissions should include a short introduction (maximum 1000 characters) by the organiser(s) and the abstract (3000 characters) of each paper summarising main aim(s) or research question(s), methodology, main findings and discussion of significance.

Individual papers will be scheduled for 20 minutes (15 minutes presentation and 5 minutes discussion). Submissions (3000 characters) should summarize main aim(s) or research question(s), methodology, main findings and discussion of significance.

Posters (80 X 100 cm) will be displayed in thematic sessions during the conference. Submissions (3000 characters) should include main aim(s) or research question(s), methodology, main findings and discussion of significance.

Important Dates for the conference are as follows:

Start of proposal submissions: November 15, 2013
Deadline for proposal submissions: February 15, 2014
Notifications of acceptance: April 15, 2014
Start of early registrations: April 16, 2014
Deadline for early registrations: May 31, 2014
Deadline for late registrations: August 20, 2014

Detailed information about the conference will be available soon, on the conference website: www.metacognition2014.org. Meanwhile, requests of information can be addressed to info@metacognition2014.org

Chair of the local organising committee
Engin Ader

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