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ERIC Number: ED611647
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2021
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
Reconceptualizing Learning Transfer: A Preparation for Future Learning
Rausch, Thomas A.; Kaiser, Leann M. R.
American Association for Adult and Continuing Education, Paper presented at the American Association for Adult and Continuing Education 2020 Conference (Online, Oct 27-30, 2020)
This paper examines current views and definitions of learning transfer as well as their dominant characteristics. An alterior way to view learning transfer as preparation for future learning (PFL) is presented along with its defining features. This paper is divided into five sections: (a) what comprises learning transfer, (b) the conventional views and characteristics of learning transfer (c) PFL learning theory and its assumptions (d) sought after transfer outcomes (e) and how a reconceptualization can help adult and continuing educators. [For the complete volume, "American Association for Adult and Continuing Education Inaugural 2020 Conference Proceedings (Online, October 27-30, 2020)," see ED611534.]
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Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Adult Education
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Language: English
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