Academic Adulting: Metacognitive Learning Strategies and Critical Thinking Skills

Course Code
ELA 2910
Karlin Luedtke
Associate Professor

ELA classes count toward the 18 allowable non-College credits for the degree. Check your SIS AR form to be sure you have not exceeded the credit cap.

Academic Adulting: Metacognitive Learning Strategies and Critical Thinking Skills is a course that provides students with a toolkit of methods that can help them to attain their academic goals at the University of Virginia.  The class introduces metacognitive learning strategies that support student comprehension and knowledge retention across disciplines over time.   In specific, the course covers various approaches to managing lengthy and complex readings, the analytical and evaluative skills of scholarship (critical thinking), time and stress management techniques, and individually targeted strategies for academic achievement.