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Zen and the Art of Metacognition: Quality-Based Discrimination, Peer Assessment & Technology

In 1974, Robert M. Pirsig wrote a book entitled “Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance”, within which he provided a philosophical argument for the primacy of quality.  Quality is described as a metaphysical underpinning of , well, just about anything; an underpinning from which other characteristics can be derived.  I read this book for the first time about 2 years ago, after I had become passionate about using technology to better support the development of meta-cognitive skills in students.