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The application of spacing and interleaving approaches in the classroom

Firth, Jonathan William (2018) The application of spacing and interleaving approaches in the classroom. Impact: Journal of the Chartered College of Teaching, 2018 (2). pp. 23-26. ISSN 2514-6955

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Abstract

Interleving refers to the benefits of sequencing learning tasks so that similar items - two examples of the same concept, say - are interspersed with different types of itemss rather than being consecutive. This results in a more variable and challenging task but is associated with benerits in terms of memory and transfer, which to apply to conecpt learning as well as other domains. (Kang, 2016).