Making learning meaningful: facilitating interest development and transfer in at-risk college students

  title={Making learning meaningful: facilitating interest development and transfer in at-risk college students},
  author={Benjamin C. Heddy and Gale M. Sinatra and Helena Seli and Gita Taasoobshirazi and Ananya Mukhopadhyay},
  journal={Educational Psychology},
  pages={565 - 581}
Abstract The Teaching for Transformative Experience in Science (TTES) model has shown to be a useful tool to generate learning and engagement in science. We investigated the effectiveness of TTES for facilitating transformative experience (TE), learning, the development of topic interest and transfer of course concepts to other courses employing a quasi-experimental design. Our goal was to determine the effectiveness of TTES compared to an alternative teaching method in a course designed for… 

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