Accession Number:

ADA175905

Title:

The Long-Term Retention of Knowledge and Skills: A Cognitive and Instructional Perspective

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Feb 1985-May 1986

Corporate Author:

INSTITUTE FOR DEFENSE ANALYSES ALEXANDRIA VA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1986-05-01

Pagination or Media Count:

170.0

Abstract:

This report reviews factors that influence how well knowledge and skills are retained over relatively long periods of nonuse. A cognitively oriented interpretation is applied to prior findings and beliefs about the nature of long-term retention. The report identifies instructional strategies conditions of learning which promote long-term retention and do not have an adverse impact on learning.

Subject Categories:

  • Humanities and History

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE