Accelerated Expertise: Training for High Proficiency in a Complex World

Accelerated Expertise: Training for High Proficiency in a Complex World

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ISBN-13: 9781848726529
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 08/26/2013
Series: Expertise: Research and Applications Series
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 6.75(w) x 9.75(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Robert R. Hoffman is a Senior Research Scientist at the Florida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition in Pensacola, Florida.

Paul Ward is Professor of Psychology and Head of the Centre for Sports Science and Human Performance at the University of Greenwich, UK.

Paul J. Feltovich is a Research Scientist at the Florida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition in Pensacola, Florida.

Lia DiBello, Ph.D., is the CEO and Director of Research at WTRInc., a cognitive sciences research firm that develops products for enhancing business decision-making.

Stephen M. Fiore, Ph.D., is President of the Interdisciplinary Network for Group Research, a faculty member in the University of Central Florida's Cognitive Sciences Program in the Department of Philosophy, and Director of the Cognitive Sciences Laboratory at UCF's Institute for Simulation and Training.

Dee H. Andrews is a Senior Research Psychologist with the Army Research Institute for the Behavioral and Social Sciences in Mesa, Arizona.

Table of Contents

1. The Value of Expertise and the Need to "Capture" Knowledge. 2. Accelerated Learning and Its Challenges. 3. The Nature of Proficiency. 4. Practice and Feedback. 5. Transfer. 6. Retention and Decay. 7. Problem and Scenario-Based Training. 8. Team Training. 9. Demonstrations of Accelerated Expertise. 10. Domain Case Studies. 11. Forging a Theory: Cognitive Flexibility and Cognitive Transformation. 12. Designs for Accelerated Learning: Challenges and Issues. 13. The Focus of Training: Skills and Capabilities. 14. Designs for Accelerated Learning: Training Materials, Methods and Strategies. 15. Design for Accelerated Learning. Appendix: Proficiency Scaling Examples.

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