ERIC Number: EJ672417
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
Improving Cross-Content Transfer in Text Processing by Means of Active Graphical Representation.
Stern, Elsbeth; Aprea, Carmela; Ebner, Herman G.
Learning and Instruction, v13 n2 p191-203 2003
Two studies investigated the conditions under which adults with different academic backgrounds use linear graphs as reasoning tools that can be transferred from one economic content area to another. The 2 studies, involving a total of 281 university and vocational students, confirm that active graphical representation can be a powerful transfer tool. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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