Building Expertise: Cognitive methods for training and performance improvement

Building Expertise cover

Clark, R. (2008) Building Expertise: Cognitive methods for training and performance improvement, 3rd ed., USA, John Wiley & Sons.

This book provides information about theories coming from the field of cognitive psychology about how we learn, remember, and apply what we know to new situations.

My reading notes

Part 1: Foundations of building expertise

Ch. 1: Expertise in the global economy

Ch. 2: Four ingredients of instruction

Ch. 3: No yellow brick road

Ch. 4: The psychology of building expertise

Part 2: Basic learning events proven to build expertise

Ch. 5: How working memory works

Ch. 6: Managing cognitive load

Ch. 7: Managing attention

Ch. 8: Leveraging prior knowledge

Ch. 9: Helping learners build mental models: Implicit methods

Ch. 10: Helping learners build mental models: Explicit methods

Ch. 11: Learning versus performance: The psychology of transfer

Ch. 12: Teaching for transfer

Part 3: Promoting adaptive expertise and motivation

Ch. 13: Problem-centered instruction

Ch. 14: Metacognition, self-regulation, and adaptive expertise

Ch. 15: Motivation and expertise

Ch. 16: Motivating your learners

Ch. 17: Practical applications in building expertise

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