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Cognitive Modeling of Learning Abilities [microform] : A Status Report of LAMP / Patrick C. Kyllonen and Raymond E. Christal
Bib ID 5526296
Format BookBook, MicroformMicroform, OnlineOnline
Author
Kyllonen, Patrick C
 
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Description [Washington, D.C.] : Distributed by ERIC Clearinghouse, 1988 
47 p. 
Summary

Research activities underway as part of the Air Force's Learning Abilities Measurement Program (LAMP) are described. A major objective of the program is to devise new models of the nature and organization of human abilities, that could be applied to improve personnel selection and classification systems. The activities of the project have been divided into two categories. The first category is concerned with identifying fundamental learning abilities by determining how learners differ in their abilities to think, remember, solve problems, and acquire knowledge and skills. A four-source framework is adopted which assumes that observed learner differences are due to differences in processing speed; processing capacity; and the breadth, extent, and accessibility of conceptual knowledge and procedural skills. The second category of research activities is concerned with validating new models of learning abilities. To do this, several computerized intelligent tutoring systems have been built that serve as mini-courses in technical areas, such as computer programming and troubleshooting electrical circuits. A major objective of this part of the program is to develop principles for producing indicators of student learning progress and achievement. These indicators will serve as learning outcome measures for ability test validation. Four figures and a 76-item list of references are included. (Author/TJH)

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ERIC Note: This report in an Interim Technical Paper for the period November 1986 to November 1987.

May also be available online. Address as at 14/8/18: https://eric.ed.gov/

Reproduction Microfiche. [Washington D.C.]: ERIC Clearinghouse microfiches : positive. 
Subjects Ability Identification.  |  Achievement Tests.  |  Computer Assisted Testing.  |  Expert Systems.  |  Federal Programs.  |  Individual Differences.  |  Knowledge Level.  |  Learning Processes.  |  Memory.  |  Military Personnel.  |  Models.  |  Personnel Selection.  |  Problem Solving.  |  Research Projects.  |  Skill Analysis.  |  Test Validity.  |  Learning Abilities Measurement Program
Form/genre Reports, Descriptive.
Other authors/contributors Christal, Raymond E., author  |  Air Force Human Resources Lab., Brooks AFB, TX. Manpower and Personnel Div
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