ERIC Number: ED497229
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2007-May-23
Reference Count: 0
A Look at Transfer: Seven Strategies That Work. The Nutshell Series
Fogarty, Robin J.; Pete, Brian M.
"A Look at Transfer" examines the six levels of transfer and the adult learner. The book explores the seven bridging strategies to use with adult learners as they learn how the professional development content they are learning does, indeed, transfer into their classrooms and into their life situations. Following a preface, this book is divided into three parts. Part 1, Transfer in Theory: Six Levels, presents: (1) Simple Transfer; (2) Overlooks: Ollie, the Head-in-the-Sand Ostrich; (3) Duplicates: Dan, the Drilling Woodpecker; (4) Replicates: Laura, the Look-Alike Penguin; (5) Complex Transfer; (6) Integrates: Jonathan Livingston, the Seagull; (7) Propagates: Cathy, the Carrier Pigeon; and (8) Innovates: Samantha, the Soaring Eagle. Part 2, Transfer in Action: Seven Strategies, continues with: (9) Rationale; (10) Strategies; (11) Understanding Transfer; (12) Setting Expectations; (13) Modeling with Authentic Artifacts; (14) Reflecting on the Level of Transfer; (15) Plotting on Application; (16) Trying Something Immediately; and (17) Dialoguing with Lead-ins. Part 3, Transfer in Reflection: Five Scenarios, concludes with: (18) Overlooked Transfer; (19) The French Teacher; (20) Simple Transfer; (21) The Trigonometry Teacher; (22) The Music Teachers; (23) Complex Transfer; (24) The Biology Teacher; and (25) The Family Living Teacher. An appendix; and a bibliography are also included.
Descriptors: Teachers, Adult Learning, Transfer of Training, Learning Strategies, Professional Development, Inservice Teacher Education, Instructional Improvement, Elementary Secondary Education, Professional Continuing Education, Adult Education, Educational Principles, Teacher Improvement
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Education Level: Adult Education; Elementary Secondary Education
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