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Test-Enhanced Learning: Transfer of Knowledge in Middle School Classrooms

Poster Session V - Board: V-136
Saturday, May 23, 2009, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Golden Gate Exhibit Hall

Pooja K. Agarwal
Washington University in St. Louis

Barbie J. Huelser
Washington University in St. Louis

Mark A. McDaniel
Washington University in St. Louis

Kathleen B. McDermott
Washington University in St. Louis

Henry L. Roediger, III
Washington University in St. Louis

We examined transfer of knowledge following a test-enhanced learning program in a middle school setting. Relative to non-studied material, students better remembered information that was previously quizzed on end-of-unit tests. This outcome occurred for both definition and application questions. The results are consistent with the transfer appropriate processing framework.

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Festschrift for Donald Stein