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A Look at Transfer
Seven Strategies That Work



July 2007 | 80 pages | Corwin
A Look at Transfer examines the six levels of transfer and the adult learner. The book explores the seven bridging strategies to use with adult learners as they learn how the professional development content they are learning does, indeed, transfer into their classrooms and into their life situations.
 
Preface
 
Acknowledgements
 
1. Transfer in Theory: Six Levels
Simple Transfer

 
Overlooks: Ollie, the Head-in-the-Sand Ostrich

 
Duplicates: Dan, the Drilling Woodpecker

 
Replicates: Laura, the Look-Alike Penguin

 
Complex Transfer

 
Integrates: Jonathan Livingston, the Seagull

 
Propagates: Cathy, the Carrier Pigeon

 
Innovates: Samantha, the Soaring Eagle

 
 
2. Transfer in Action: Seven Strategies
Rationale

 
Strategies

 
Understanding Transfer

 
Setting Expectations

 
Modeling with Authentic Artifacts

 
Reflecting on the Level of Transfer

 
Plotting on Application

 
Trying Something Immediately

 
Dialoguing with Lead-ins

 
 
3. Transfer in Reflection: Five Scenarios
Overlooked Transfer

 
The French Teacher

 
Simple Transfer

 
The Trigonometry Teacher

 
The Music Teachers

 
Complex Transfer

 
The Biology Teacher

 
The Family Living Teacher

 
 
Appendix: Student Transfer: A Look at
 
Bibliography

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ISBN: 9780971733268
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