Factual Information: often is either known or not known. Does not generally require higher order thinking skills. Nonetheless, an important component to expertise.
Conceptual information: Knowledge rich in relationships and understanding. By definition, conceptual knowledge cannot be learned by rote. It must be learned by thoughtful, reflective learning.
Transfer: the primary purpose of developing critical thinking and information literacy skills is to enable students to apply carefully and creatively the higher-order thinking skills to new situations, one of the key concerns is cognitive transfer. Transfer is the ability to extract a particular skill from its original context and apply it to a novel situation.
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