International Journal of Home Science
2015, VOL. 1 ISSUE 3, PART A
Impact of Practice on Transfer of Learning: A Study on Secondary Level Student’s
Author(s): Abhijit Mondal, Mudassar Nazar Baidya, Aniruddha Saha
According to H.C. Ellis, “Transfer of learning means the experiences or performances on one task influence the performance on some other subsequent task.” Many factors influence on the process of transfer of learning. The present study tries to investigate the impact of practice on transfer of learning. Totally 50 children, age ranging between 14 and 15 years, students of class-(X) of the schools of collegiate school, Berhampore, Murshidabad participated in the study. The pupils were divided into two groups namely Group-‘A’ and Group-‘B’. Each groups formed with 25 pupils. The group-‘A’ was given the opportunity of practice for a particular task. On the other hand, Group-‘B’ was not given any opportunity of practice for the same task. It has been found that practice helps in the process of transfer of learning. The results have been discussed in the light of existing scientific knowledge.
How to cite this article:
Abhijit Mondal, Mudassar Nazar Baidya, Aniruddha Saha. Impact of Practice on Transfer of Learning: A Study on Secondary Level Student’s. International Journal of Home Science. 2015; 1(3): 13-14.