Instruction: Theoretical and Applied Perspectives
Ronna F. Dillon, James W. Pellegrino
Praeger, 1991 - Education - 190 pages
Researchers from major military personnel research organizations and universities contributed to this volume. The essays study: student cognitive attributes and performance in a computer-based instructional setting; factors in retention of procedural tasks; experimental investigation of text comprehension in bilinguals; functional context theory; literary and electronics training; problem solving in technical domains; motivation, learning, and prescriptions for change; teaching interpretive skills; training analysis and design for complex aircrew tasks; and implementation of instructional system development in the U.S. Army. This book will be invaluable to educators in the academic and military worlds.
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Operator Tasks Operator tasks require the performance of a procedure on a system or device to accomplish a goal that is external to that system or device .
... 1983 ; Bieger & Glock , 1982 ) , but learning and retention of more complex tasks will probably require supplemental functional explanations .
Thus , another research issue is how to motivate the student in order to sustain the massive amounts of practice required to achieve skill automaticity .
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Student Cognitive Attributes and Performance in a Computer
Cognitive Factors in Learning and Retention of Procedural Tasks
Functional Context Theory Literacy and Electronics Training
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