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Psychology | Teaching and Measuring Cognitive Readiness

Teaching and Measuring Cognitive Readiness

O'Neil, Harold F., Perez, Ray S., Baker, Eva L. (Eds.)

2014, XV, 369 p. 60 illus., 35 illus. in color.

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  • Addresses an important component of adult learning
  • Brings together several disciplines on the construct of readiness
  • Addresses an increasingly important topic in teaching and learning research

Teaching and Measuring Cognitive Readiness presents theoretical and empirical findings regarding cognitive readiness and assessments of their impact on adult learning. 

Specific topics discussed are:

The need for cognitive readiness instructional and assessment strategies

The need to integrate assessment into cognitive readiness training

The need for theory-driven evaluation studies to increase knowledge and efficacy in teaching cognitive readiness

The need for a solid psychometric approach to the use of cognitive readiness assessments.

This book will prove invaluable to anyone interested in the emerging topic of cognitive readiness for its comprehensive treatment of the topic with focused and informative chapters and exhaustive resources and practical tips.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » adaptability and cognitive readiness - adaptive expertise - adaptive problem solving - analogical transfer measures and cognitive readiness - application of cognitive readiness - assessing cognitive readiness - cognitive readiness and teams - cognitive readiness in education - cognitive readiness in the military - communications and cognitive readiness - creativity and cognitive readiness - critical thinking and cognitive readiness - decision making and cognitive readiness - math prerequisitions for cognitive readiness - military applications - naturalistic decision making and cognitive readiness - neurophysiological bases of cognitive readiness - role of cognitive readiness in simulation - simulation assessment of cognitive readiness - situational awareness and cognitive readiness - software support for cognitive readiness

Related subjects » Learning & Instruction - Psychology

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