Enhancing learning by retrieval: Enriching free recall with elaborative prompting

Volume: 49, Pages: 13 - 20
Published: Jun 1, 2017
Abstract
It is well-established in memory research that retrieval fosters learning. When applying this effect in education, it is an important question which type of retrieval task works best. Several studies have shown that learning is enhanced by linking new information with prior knowledge. A potential approach to making retrieval more effective, therefore, is to enrich retrieval instructions with the requirement to elaborate on the learning contents...
Paper Details
Title
Enhancing learning by retrieval: Enriching free recall with elaborative prompting
Published Date
Jun 1, 2017
Volume
49
Pages
13 - 20
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