This unit examines the processes underlying skill acquisition and human performance. Skilled performance across many tasks involves the coordinated processes of perception, cognition and action. Of particular interest are the substantial changes in these processes that occur as people gain experience in a task or domain. In this unit the primary focus will be on the acquisition of perceptual-motor skills. The study of motor expertise is addressed from five perspectives: information processing, individual differences or abilities, expert performance approach, constraints-based approach and, neural correlatesapproach. The laboratory component involves empirical investigation of topics covered in the lectures.
|Unit name||Learning & Skilled Performance|
|Faculty/School||College of Health and Medicine
School of Medicine
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
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|Band||Field of Education|
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|Teaching Pattern||One 2-hr lecture and one 2-hr lab class weekly (13 wks)|
|Assessment||2-hr exam (50%), assignments totalling 3,000 words (50%)|
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|Required||Information about any textbook requirements will be available from mid November.|
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