ERIC Number: EJ357316
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1987
Educational Engineering: Heuristics for Improving Learning Effectiveness and Efficiency.
Smith, Karl A.
Engineering Education, v77 n5 p274-79 Feb 1987
Differentiates between learning efficiency (enhancing the rate of learning) and learning effectiveness (enhancing the mastery and retention of facts, concepts, and relationships). Discusses some of the contributions of knowledge engineering to metalearning. Provides a concept map for constructing knowledge bases, along with some possible implications on engineering education. (TW)
Descriptors: Artificial Intelligence, College Science, Concept Formation, Concept Mapping, Engineering Education, Expert Systems, Heuristics, Higher Education, Learning Processes, Learning Strategies, Learning Theories, Metacognition, Problem Solving, Science Education, Science Instruction, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A