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ACSF Learning 4.02 Adapts a range of familiar strategies to new contexts and experiments with new approaches

4.02Adapts a range of familiar strategies to new contexts and experiments with new approaches

Moderate support

Advice and modelling available

Range of contexts including some that are unfamiliar and/or unpredictable

Some specialisation in non-routine contexts

Complex texts

Embedded information

Includes specialised vocabulary

Includes abstraction and symbolism

Complex task analysis involving application of a number of processes, e.g. extracting, comparing and interpreting information


Strategies for designing, managing and monitoring learning
  • Uses knowledge of planning processes to structure learning approaches in unfamiliar contexts
Finding, managing and evaluating learning resources
  • Understands the purpose, scope and appropriateness of a wide variety of information sources
  • Routinely poses questions to focus selection, organisation and prioritisation of information from a range of sources
  • Records information sources appropriately
Transferring prior knowledge and skills
  •  Builds on prior knowledge and experience, understanding that transferring kowledge to a new context may 'de-skill' for a time
  • Draws explicitly on a repertoire of learning strategies to initiate and manage learning on unfamiliar subjects/in unfamiliar contexts
Selection and application of cognitive strategies to assist learning
  • Expands reperoire of strategies that help clarify and extend understanding, e.g. outlining, paraphrasing 
  • Integrates material from a range of different sources, using techniques such as tables and graphic organisers
Social construction
  • Develops interpersonal and team skills to facilitate interaction and learning with others
  • Particiaptes in professional/technical networks