Developing computer tools to support performing and learning complex cognitive skills
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Published by Rand Corp. in Santa Monica, CA .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Cognitive learning -- Computer-assisted instruction.,
  • Computer-assisted instruction.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementDavid McArthur.
SeriesA Rand note -- N-2980-NSF
ContributionsNational Science Foundation (U.S.), Rand Corporation.
The Physical Object
Pagination18 p. :
Number of Pages18
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17940583M

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The main aim of this paper is to demonstrate that new and highly effective computer-based learning tools can be designed by adhering to a simple principle: Good learning tools conform to and support the processes and structures that comprise learning. The paper first discusses the processes involved in learning cognitive skills, then describes several software tools that support Cited by: 3. Title: Developing Computer Tools to Support Performing and Learning Complex Cognitive Skills Author: David J. McArthur Subject: The main aim of this Note is to demonstrate that new and highly effective computer-based learning tools can be designed by adhering to a simple principle: Good learning tools conform to and support the processes that comprise learning. Developing Computer Tools to Support Performing and Learning Complex Cognitive Skills Introduction How Skills Are Learned In his classic book entitled Permanent Learning Lancelot () proposed that manipulative skill Osborne Is an assistant professor Ln the Division of Agdculmrai Educadon, Universliy of Illlnols, Educadon Bldg., S. 6th St., Champaign, IL development requires a blending of the mind and.

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