ERIC Number: EJ401086
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1989
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Theory and Practice of Teaching for Transfer.
Butterfield, Earl C.; Nelson, Gregory D.
Educational Technology, Research and Development, v37 n3 p5-38 1989
Discusses theories of the transfer of teaching based on the theory of common elements and the cognitive theory of elements and mechanisms. Highlights include inferential reasoning; mental models; memory and comprehension; and future directions, including theory development, metrics of transfer distance, psychological and educational research, and educational technology and transfer. (229 references) (LRW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; ERIC Publications
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