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Transfer on Trial: Intelligence, Cognition and Instruction

  title={Transfer on Trial: Intelligence, Cognition and Instruction},
  author={D. Detterman and R. Sternberg},
The importance of transfer for understanding intelligence, cognition, and education has been debated for a century, as it has been one of the central theoretical issues in psychology, education, and cognition. Education theories are based on the assumption that students will transfer what they learn in school to new situations. But what if transfer does not occur? Much of current educational practice could be called into question. This book presents views on the status of transfer research… Expand
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Rote Versus Meaningful Learning 1
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Chapter 16 A well grounded education : The role of perception in science and mathematics
  • Highly Influenced
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Finding One’s Place in Transfer Space
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Testing Three Theories of Knowledge Transfer
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Mechanisms of knowledge transfer
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Cognitive Strategy Instruction
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