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 information and abilities to accomplish projects is essential. but, it nonetheless commonly takes decades to accomplish excessive talent in numerous jobs and professions, in govt, company, undefined, and in the course of the deepest zone. There will be nice merits if regimens of educating might be tested which can speed up the fulfillment of excessive degrees of skillability. This booklet discusses the build of speeded up studying. It features a evaluate of the examine literature on studying acquisition and retention, concentrate on developing what works, and why. This contains numerous demonstrations of speeded up studying, with particular principles, plans and roadmaps for doing so. The impetus for the e-book was once a tasking from the protection technological know-how and know-how Advisory crew, that's the head point technological know-how and expertise policy-making panel within the division of protection. although, the e-book makes use of either army and non-military exemplar case studies.

It is probably going that tools for acceleration will leverage applied sciences and functions 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 suggestions for these attracted to the concept that or phenomenon of "accelerating learning" in schooling, education, psychology, academia mostly, govt, army, or industry.(less)

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Journeyman Literally, a person who can perform a day’s labor unsupervised, although working under orders. An experienced and reliable worker, or one who has achieved a level of competence. It is possible to remain at this level for life. Expert The distinguished or brilliant journeyman, highly regarded by peers, whose judgments are uncommonly accurate and reliable, whose performance shows consummate skill and economy of effort, and who can deal effectively with certain types of rare or “tough” cases.

The fast transposition of “lessons learned” from workplace to schoolhouse is a crucial need in many domains, spanning the academy, business, and the military. We take each of these senses of “accelerated learning” as a challenge. Challenges of Accelerated Learning Challenge 1: Accelerated Learning in the Sense of Rapidized Training The goal of improving training is always paramount for trainers, instructional designers, and human resources specialists. There is always a search for better methods or for improvements of existing methods.

What is necessary is practice that systematically engages the learner in increasingly challenging ways, provides feedback, and utilizes superior coaching. The developmental factors noted in the academic literature on expertise in less complex domains, such as chess, are also observed in more complex domains: self-assessment and self-directed learning, deliberate practice, self-awareness of the development toward expertise, and so forth (Fletcher, 2009). For many occupational specialties, as is true for expertise in general, there is mixed evidence that increased experience alone is related to improved performance (Fletcher, 2009).

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