Why Don’t They Apply What They’ve Learned, Part I – Do Your Job Better – The Chronicle of Higher Education

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Getting students to transfer knowledge from one context to another is a much more complicated process than many of us expect.

Judith Morais‘s insight:

The article offers two possible reasons for this problem. Firstly, the learning may be too closely associated to the context it was learnt in. Secondly, the learning may be too shallow. The writer promises to look at stategies that can be used to develop the necessary habit of mind for transfering learning. Will have to look at the next installment for that.

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