Building Expertise: Cognitive Methods for Training and Performance Improvement

Building Expertise: Cognitive Methods for Training and Performance Improvement

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by Ruth C. Clark
     
 

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Building Expertise

This third edition of the classic resource, Building Expertise draws on the most recent evidence on how to build innovative forms of expertise and translates that evidence into guidelines for instructional designers, course developers and facilitators, technical communicators, and other human performance professionals. Ruth Colvin Clark

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Building Expertise

This third edition of the classic resource, Building Expertise draws on the most recent evidence on how to build innovative forms of expertise and translates that evidence into guidelines for instructional designers, course developers and facilitators, technical communicators, and other human performance professionals. Ruth Colvin Clark summarizes psychological theories concerning ways instructional methods support human learning processes. Filled with updated research and new illustrative examples, this new edition offers trainers evidence-based guidelines to help them accelerate genuine expertise within their organizations. This new edition includes

Eight instructional principles that can accelerate expertise

Four instructional architectures to serve as design templates

The most current research on how to develop learning that is both motivational and instructionally sound

Completely updated review of relevant research from cognitive and instructional design fields

Practical guidelines for problem-centered instruction, motivation, and transfer

Information on how to exploit the features of new technology in ways that support human learning processes

Praise for the Third Edition of Building Expertise

"Accelerating the development of expertise is crucial to organizations' ability to thrive in today's global economy. With sound theoretical framework and immediately applicable guidelines, Building Expertise is a must-read for every serious performance improvement professional."
—Rosaline Tsai, Ph.D., global training director, Honeywell Building Solutions

"Building Expertise synthesizes research into accessible design principles that can be easily applied to a broad range of instruction including eLearning and other innovative technologies."
—Frank Nguyen, Ph.D, assistant professor, Department of Educational Technology, San Diego State University

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470437650
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
11/03/2008
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
512
Sales rank:
1,259,716
File size:
8 MB

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