Cognitive style, learning style, and transfer skill acquisition


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Author: Kirby, Patricia


Intended for educational practitioners interested in direct application of learning and cognitive style to the classroom and the encouragement of transfer skill acquisition, this document is a review and synthesis of cognitive, learning, and teaching style literature with application to adult life stages and development. The first section of the document is primarily an overview, discussion and merging of cognitive and learning styles with transfer skills. ‘Linking Style and Transfer Skills’ discusses what is known about transfer skills and transfer skill acquisition, and then presents...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Teaching and learning; Skills and knowledge

Keywords: Cognitive abilities; Learning style; Transfer of training

Published: Columbus, Ohio: National Center for Research in Vocational Education, 1979

Physical description: x, 113 p.

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Resource type: Report, paper or authored book

Document number: TD/TNC 54.1112

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