Understanding_and_Transfer2

Understanding_and_Transfer2 - Understanding and Transfer...

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Understanding and Transfer Essential Question: How can we help students use what they have learned by applying it to solve new problems? Objectives: Teacher candidates will be able to Identify conditions that are needed for knowledge and skills in one context to be retrieved and applied to a new situation Articulate strategies to facilitate transfer in their own classrooms
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What is understanding? A matter of being able to do a variety of thought-demanding things with a topic – like explaining, finding evidence and examples, generalizing, applying, analogizing, and representing the topic in new ways Being able to carry out a variety of “understanding performances” that show one’s understanding of a topic
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Vertical Transfer Application of knowledge to a specific, very similar situation Horizontal Transfer Application of knowledge or general principles to more complex, novel situation. For transfer to occur, students must know
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This note was uploaded on 09/08/2010 for the course EDSC 173 at San Jose State University .

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