ERIC Number: EJ462927
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: 0
The Training of Microcomputer Users: Insights from Two Disciplines.
Stine, Walter D.; Wildemuth, Barbara M.
Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, v33 n2 p100-09 Spr 1992
Research in human computer interaction and instructional design can provide insights into effective methods for training microcomputer users. Suggestions include utilizing error recognition and recovery, development of mental models, simplification of documentation, and using cognitive approaches that allow transfer of knowledge to new situations. (40 references) (EA)
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Science Education, Experiential Learning, Guides, Human Factors Engineering, Instructional Design, Man Machine Systems, Metaphors, Microcomputers, Schemata (Cognition), Training Methods, Transfer of Training, User Needs (Information)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A