A Five-Stage Model of the Mental Activities Involved in Directed Skill Acquisition

Published: Feb 1, 1980
Abstract
: In acquiring a skill by means of instruction and experience, the student normally passes through five developmental stages which we designate novice, competence, proficiency, expertise and mastery. We argue, based on analysis of careful descriptions of skill acquisition, that as the student becomes skilled, he depends less on abstract principles and more on concrete experience. We systematize and illustrate the progressive changes in a...
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A Five-Stage Model of the Mental Activities Involved in Directed Skill Acquisition
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Feb 1, 1980
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