Title: Choosing appropriate teaching and training techniques
Authors: Gordon Rugg, Sue Gerrard
Addresses: School of Computing and Mathematics, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire ST5 5BG, UK. ' Knowledge Modelling Group, School of Computing and Mathematics, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire ST5 5BG, UK
Abstract: This paper describes an approach to teaching and training techniques based on types of human memory and skill and on cognitive biases. The focus is on low level |craft skill| techniques. The first part of the paper shows how a framework of explicit, semi-tacit and tacit types of memory and skill can provide guidance on choice of appropriate teaching and training techniques. The second part describes how training and teaching can turn human cognitive biases to advantage by presenting material in ways which make it more accessible and memorable. We also briefly describe some of the underlying neurophysiological issues involved.
Keywords: cognitive biases; education framework; neurophysiology; tacit knowledge; training; teaching; craft skills; memory.
International Journal of Information and Operations Management Education, 2009 Vol.3 No.1, pp.1 - 11
Received: 08 Nov 2008
Accepted: 03 Feb 2009
Published online: 09 Oct 2009 *