The relationship between learning approaches to part-time study of management courses and transfer of learning to the workplace

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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10547/293717
Title:
The relationship between learning approaches to part-time study of management courses and transfer of learning to the workplace
Authors:
Murphy, Suzanne; Tyler, Sheila
Abstract:
The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between students' learning approaches to study on part-time, distance-learning management courses, and transfer of their learning to the workplace. The relationship between these two variables has rarely been considered before, as they emanate from research areas that have remained distinct. Three learning approaches are identified by ASSIST, the instrument used in this study: the deep approach, the strategic approach, and the surface-apathetic approach. Transfer of learning was measured by student self-report. The deep approach was closely related to transfer of learning from the course to the workplace but strategic and surface-apathetic approaches did not show a significant association. Contrary to expectations, academic grades also showed no significant association with transfer of learning. The findings are discussed in relation to cognitive changes proposed to occur during transfer of learning.
Citation:
Murphy, S. and Tyler, S. (2005) 'The relationship between learning approaches to part-time study of management courses and transfer of learning to the workplace' Educational Psychology, Vol 25 (5), 455-469.
Publisher:
Carfax Publishing Co.
Issue Date:
2005
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10547/293717
DOI:
10.1080/01443410500045517
Additional Links:
http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/01443410500045517#.UbbbqOe-o0E
Type:
Article
Language:
en
Description:
Educational psychology : an international journal of experimental educational psychology.
ISSN:
0144-3410
Appears in Collections:
Research Centre for Applied Psychology

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DC FieldValue Language
dc.contributor.authorMurphy, Suzanneen_GB
dc.contributor.authorTyler, Sheilaen_GB
dc.date.accessioned2013-06-10T12:35:32Z-
dc.date.available2013-06-10T12:35:32Z-
dc.date.issued2005-
dc.identifier.citationMurphy, S. and Tyler, S. (2005) 'The relationship between learning approaches to part-time study of management courses and transfer of learning to the workplace' Educational Psychology, Vol 25 (5), 455-469.en_GB
dc.identifier.issn0144-3410-
dc.identifier.doi10.1080/01443410500045517-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10547/293717-
dc.descriptionEducational psychology : an international journal of experimental educational psychology.en_GB
dc.description.abstractThe aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between students' learning approaches to study on part-time, distance-learning management courses, and transfer of their learning to the workplace. The relationship between these two variables has rarely been considered before, as they emanate from research areas that have remained distinct. Three learning approaches are identified by ASSIST, the instrument used in this study: the deep approach, the strategic approach, and the surface-apathetic approach. Transfer of learning was measured by student self-report. The deep approach was closely related to transfer of learning from the course to the workplace but strategic and surface-apathetic approaches did not show a significant association. Contrary to expectations, academic grades also showed no significant association with transfer of learning. The findings are discussed in relation to cognitive changes proposed to occur during transfer of learning.en_GB
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherCarfax Publishing Co.en_GB
dc.relation.urlhttp://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/01443410500045517#.UbbbqOe-o0E-
dc.titleThe relationship between learning approaches to part-time study of management courses and transfer of learning to the workplaceen
dc.typeArticleen
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