Accelerated Expertise: Training for High Proficiency in a by Paul J. Feltovich, Robert R. Hoffman, Paul Ward, Lia

By Paul J. Feltovich, Robert R. Hoffman, Paul Ward, Lia DiBello, Stephen M. Fiore, Dee H. Andrews

Velocity in buying the data and talents to accomplish initiatives is essential. but, it nonetheless in most cases takes a long time to accomplish excessive talent in numerous jobs and professions, in executive, enterprise, undefined, and during the deepest quarter. There will be nice merits if regimens of educating may be tested which could speed up the success of excessive degrees of talent. This ebook discusses the build of speeded up studying. It contains a overview of the study literature on studying acquisition and retention, concentrate on developing what works, and why. This comprises a number of demonstrations of sped up studying, with particular principles, plans and roadmaps for doing so. The impetus for the publication used to be a tasking from the safeguard technological know-how and expertise Advisory staff, that is the pinnacle point technological know-how and expertise policy-making panel within the division of safety. despite the fact that, the publication makes use of either army and non-military exemplar case studies.

It is probably going that tools for acceleration will leverage applied sciences and features together with digital education, cross-training, education throughout strategic and tactical degrees, and coaching for resilience and adaptivity.

This quantity offers a wealth of knowledge and information for these drawn to the concept that or phenomenon of "accelerating learning" in schooling, education, psychology, academia mostly, govt, army, or industry.(less)

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It is an inevitable consequence of how people learn (Feldman, 2003; Feltovich, Hoffman, & Woods, 2004). That is, when people are forming a new understanding or developing a new category their knowledge is necessarily incomplete. It is only through additional experience and thought that distinctions come to be perceived, understood and learned. So at any point in time, the human’s understanding of anything that is at all complex, even some of the understandings held by domain experts, is bound to be overly simplistic at least in some respects.

There are also challenges of dealing with domains where the primary tasks are a moving target (Ballas, 2007), and domains where the putative primary task is actually not where the genuine expertise resides (Hoffman, 1992). 1. Simply put, experts consistently do very good work. While important, the goodness of work is not easily measured. 1 can be readily operationalized. For example, a sociometric procedure can establish where expertise “resides” within an organization or a community of practice.

For instance, in the field of continuing education it is recognized that the progression to proficiency depends on practice at difficult tasks. Valkeavaara (1999) interviewed a group of highly experienced workers in the field of human resource management to reveal the features of problems that made them difficult. The semi-structured interviews confirmed that the best “lessons learned” were in situations that placed new demands on the worker. , Feltovich, Spiro, & Coulson, 1989; Feltovich, Coulson, & Spiro, 2001).

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