Observe skilled and novice operators
in a familiar domain: for example, touch and 'hunt-and-peck'
typists, expert and novice game players, or expert
and novice users of a computer application. What differences
can you discern between their behaviours?
- This is an exercise in observation.
The student should think about skill acquisition,
proceduralization, chunking, etc.
- Is there any evidence of this in practice?
- How do the groups differ (speed, error,
- Do the differences suggest different
Other exercises in this chapter
ex.1.1 (ans), ex.1.2 (ans), ex.1.3 (ans), ex.1.4 (tut), ex.1.5 (tut), ex.1.6 (open), ex.1.7 (open), ex.1.8 (tut), ex.1.9 (tut), ex.1.10 (tut), ex.1.11 (tut), ex.1.12 (tut), ex.1.13 (tut), ex.1.14 (tut)
all exercises for this chapter