Educational Psychology: What do we mean by the term “Transfer of Learning”?

 Chapter Five  Transfer of Learning 5a i). Define the term Transfer of Learning. Introduction Knowledge that is learned in school is intended to prepare the student for life outside school. Content learned in one context can be applied in another context within the same subject or in another subject. For example, learning how to sew … More Educational Psychology: What do we mean by the term “Transfer of Learning”?

Educational Psychology: What are some of the Aspects of Transfer of Learning?

Chapter Five  Transfer of Learning 5a ii). Examine some of the Aspects Of Transfer of Learning Aspects Of Transfer There are two basic aspects of transfer. These are: Discrimination. Generalization.    Discrimination When the learner is exposed to knowledge or skills that are similar he should understand all the specific features so that he applies in … More Educational Psychology: What are some of the Aspects of Transfer of Learning?

Educational Psychology: What are the Types of Transfer of Learning?

Chapter Five  Transfer of Learning 5a iii). Analyze the Types Of Transfer of Learning Types of Transfer There are three types of transfer: Zero transfer. Negative transfer. Positive transfer. Zero transfer This refers to acquiring knowledge, skills or principles that are not transferable from one situation to another. This occurs when there is no relationship between … More Educational Psychology: What are the Types of Transfer of Learning?

Educational Psychology: What are the various ways teachers can teach for transfer of Learning?

Chapter Five  Transfer of Learning 5a iv). Explain the various ways teachers can teach for transfer of Learning Teaching for transfer There are several basic ways of teaching for transfer Substantive (specific). Procedural (general) transfer. High road transfer.   The substantive method The substantive method refers to specific transfer of rules, facts or skills. It … More Educational Psychology: What are the various ways teachers can teach for transfer of Learning?