The Effects of Practice Schedule and Critical Thinking Prompts on Learning and Transfer of a Complex Judgment Task.

  title={The Effects of Practice Schedule and Critical Thinking Prompts on Learning and Transfer of a Complex Judgment Task.},
  author={Anne S. Helsdingen and Tamara van Gog and Jeroen J. G. van Merri{\"e}nboer},
  journal={Journal of Educational Psychology},
Many instructional strategies that appear to improve learners' performance during training may not realize adequate posttest performance or transfer to a job. The converse has been found to be true as well: Instructional strategies that appear to slow the learner's progress during training often lead to better posttraining or transfer performance. For example, many studies have shown beneficial effects of random over blocked practice on transfer of learning, even though blocked practice often… Expand

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