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Transfer of Learning
Transfer of learning occurs when learning in one context enhances (positive transfer) or undermines (negative transfer) a related performance in another context. Expand
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Distributed cognitions : psychological and educational considerations
List of contributors Series foreword Editor's introduction 1. A cultural-historical approach to distributed cognition Michael Cole and Yrjo Engestrom 2. Practices of distributed intelligence andExpand
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Rocky Roads to Transfer: Rethinking Mechanism of a Neglected Phenomenon
Recent findings of transfer and nontransfer in such areas as planning and problem management skills, computer programming instruction, and literacy-related cognitive skills reveal paradoxes thatExpand
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Are Cognitive Skills Context-Bound?
Effective problem solving, sound decision making, insightful invention—do such aspects of good thinking depend more on deep expertise in a specialty than on reflective awareness and generalExpand
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Interaction of media, cognition and learning
Contents: R.E. Snow, Foreword. H. Gardner, Foreword. Preface. The Author. Reexamining Educational Research and Conceptions of Media. Characteristics of Symbol Systems. Relationships of Symbol SystemsExpand
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Individual and Social Aspects of Learning
Social learning is in the air. Daily observations and experiences as well as recent scholarly traditions suggest that a certain amount of learning takes place beyond the confines of the individualExpand
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The differential investment of mental effort in learning from different sources
It is argued that learning from different sources greatly depends on the differential way in which these sources are perceived, for these perceptions determine to an important extent the mentalExpand
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Partners in Cognition: Extending Human Intelligence with Intelligent Technologies
We examine how technologies, particularly computer technologies that aid in cognitive processing, can support intellectual performance and enrich individuals’ minds. We distinguish between effectsExpand
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Teaching for Transfer.
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