What is poor transfer of learning?
Students may be able to demonstrate knowledge in class and on exams but not be able to apply their knowledge in other contexts where it is appropriate. Transfer tends to fail when students have poor understanding of acquired knowledge, and are not aware of how, where and when their acquired knowledge is appropriate
What is negative learning transfer?
Negative transfer refers to any decline in learning or performance of a second task due to learning a previous one.
When learning of one task makes the learning of another task harder- it is known as a negative transfer. For example, speaking Telugu hindering the learning of Malayalam. Left-hand drive vehicles hindering the learning of right-hand drive.