Transfer, Transition, or Transformation?

  • Howard Middleton
  • Liesbeth Baartman
Part of the International Technology Education Studies book series (ITES)


Transfer of learning has been a periodic topic of research during the 20th century and a topic of research and critique in the late 20th and for most of the 21st century so far. The seemingly simple task of examining how learning in one setting affects learning or activity in another setting commenced in modern times with Thorndike and Woodworth’s (1901) study.


Formal Learning Successful Transfer Workplace Learning Collateral Transition Transformative Learning 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Howard Middleton
    • 1
  • Liesbeth Baartman
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Griffith Institute for Educational ResearchGriffith UniversityAustralia
  2. 2.Eindhoven School of EducationEindhoven University of TechnologyNetherlands
  3. 3.Faculty of Education, Research Group Vocational EducationUtrecht University of Applied SciencesNetherlands

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