Lessons for Life - Learning and Transfer
Bransford, J.D. & Schwartz, D.L. (in press).
Rethinking transfer: A simple proposal with multiple implications
[Electronic version]. In A. Iran-Nejad & P.D. Pearson (Eds.)
Review of Research in Education,
chap 3, vol 24. Washington D.C.: AERA. Retrieved
This comprehensive article defines transfer with lots
of examples and a heavy emphasis on research.
Perkins, D. & Blythe, T. (1994, February). Teaching for Understanding:
Putting Understanding Up Front. Educational Leadership,
This article describes the importance of teaching and learning
Learning Science Institute
the Learning Science Institute is a basic and applied research
organization that focuses on how people learn, with a special focus
on how learning can be enhanced through new uses of technology and
through innovative teaching practices.
The Learning Research and Development Center Research
University of Pittsburgh
3939 O'Hara Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
LRDC is a multidisciplinary research center whose mission is to
understand and improve learning by children and adults in the organizational
settings in which they live and work: schools, museums and other
informal learning environments, and workplaces.
The Thinking Classroom
Developed as part of the Active Learning Practice for School
site and Harvard Project Zero, the Thinking Classroom web site provides
resources for teachers about how to teach critical and creative
thinking in the classroom.
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Materials for Session 11.