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Sawyer, Walter; Leff, Arlene – Contemporary Education, 1979
Creative dramatics offer the educator a variety of uses in the development of children's language arts proficiency and psychomotor skill level. (LH)
Descriptors: Child Development, Creative Activities, Language Arts, Learning Activities
Pritchard, Jack; Braker, Clifton – Agricultural Education Magazine, 1982
Pritchard discusses the opportunities for applied learning afforded by laboratories. Braker describes the evaluation of cognitive, affective, and psychomotor skills in the agricultural mechanics laboratory. (SK)
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Agricultural Engineering, Learning Laboratories, Learning Processes
PaDelford, Harry – 1984
Psychomotor skills need to be taught in technical education courses. Some students can be taught more easily than others, depending on their physical attributes. These attributes are speed, steadiness, perception, dexterity, agility/flexibility, endurance, equilibrium/balance, strength, and coordination. Before students attempt to learn vocational…
Descriptors: Job Skills, Physical Characteristics, Physical Development, Postsecondary Education
Stern, Gail – ProQuest LLC, 2009
Computer assisted psychomotor training is recognized as an appropriate tool in motor skill acquisition in adults with and without physical limitations. In specialized populations of individuals with physical deficits such as Parkinson's disease, previous researchers have examined the application of computer assisted training during upper extremity…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Experimental Groups, Control Groups, Cues
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McBride, Helena; And Others – Evaluation and the Health Professions, 1981
The development of a simulation technique to evaluate performance of psychomotor skills in an undergraduate nursing program is described. This method is used as one admission requirement to an alternate route nursing program. With modifications, any health profession could use this technique where psychomotor skills performance is important.…
Descriptors: Admission Criteria, Criterion Referenced Tests, Higher Education, Methods
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Lane, Diarmaid; Seery, Niall; Gordon, Seamus – Engineering Design Graphics Journal, 2009
As education plays such a vital role in economic competitiveness, it is no surprise that the focus for many governments is to invest in educational initiatives. Innovation in pedagogy, refined curriculum and much research into the science of teaching and learning is hoped to promote a knowledge economy. In recent years the Irish education systems…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Technology Education, Freehand Drawing, Value Judgment
Watson, Anthony – 1980
Developed for use in Technical and Further Education (TAFE) teacher education, this module is intended to widen teachers' knowledge and understanding of the psychology of psychomotor skills to improve teaching of psychomotor skills in the TAFE classroom or workshop. The module is divided into two parts: basic and advanced. The first part,…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Behavioral Objectives, Drills (Practice), Educational Psychology
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Simmons, Ellen Stephanie – Science Education, 1977
Investigates effects of method of presentation and structure on secondary student's acquisition of knowledge and psychomotor skills in teaching use of the compound microscope. Psychomotor skills and knowledge acquisitions were both found to be directly related to high structure and separated presentations. (SL)
Descriptors: Biological Sciences, Biology, Educational Research, Instruction
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Forehand, Lena S.; And Others – Journal of Dental Education, 1982
An instrument for assessing student evaluation skills examined their relationship to psychomotor skills in freshman students. Results do not show technical skills differentiating either self-assessment skills or students' ability to recognize errors. The instrument is also useful for highlighting to faculty those psychomotor skills needing to be…
Descriptors: Grades (Scholastic), Higher Education, Psychomotor Skills, Self Evaluation (Individuals)
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Bobo, Linda; Benson, Amanda A.; Green, Michael – Athletic Training Education Journal, 2012
Context: Self-efficacy can enhance an individual's perception of their ability to perform a challenging task. Objective: To determine whether repeated performance of a skill would improve students' self-efficacy across a range of academic classifications. Design: Cohort study. Setting: Graduate and undergraduate professional athletic training…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Athletics, Performance, Undergraduate Students
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Foster, Patrick N.; Wright, Michael D. – Journal of Industrial Teacher Education, 2001
Observations of and interviews with 28 second- and fourth-grade students and 2 teachers revealed that elementary technology education activities increased technological capability and knowledge, improved attitudes toward technology, and provided practice in perceptual and psychomotor skills. (Contains 32 references.) (SK)
Descriptors: Childhood Attitudes, Design, Educational Benefits, Elementary Education
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Nompula, Yolisa – South African Journal of Education, 2011
I explore the role and value of African music in education, by drawing from a study of Grade 5 learners at a school in the Eastern Cape, which was designed to answer the question: Could Xhosa children in South Africa sing Xhosa indigenous songs significantly better than European folk songs? The experimental group received instruction in Xhosa…
Descriptors: African Culture, Folk Culture, Music Education, Music
Olson, Carl J.; And Others – 1972
This document, as a supplement to the final report of the Orthopaedic Training Study, presents a discussion of the rationale behind the implementation of a laboratory course in psychomotor skills development for medical students. Medical educators examined resident training in terms of 3 components of cognitive elements of learning: cognitive,…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Laboratories, Medical Education, Medical Students
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Bobo, Linda; Andrews, Amanda – Journal of Instructional Pedagogies, 2010
When a student has a high sense of self-efficacy, foreseeing success and providing positive guides and supports for performing the skill will usually occur. A low self-efficacy tends to predict failure and anticipation of what could go wrong. Videotape feedback provided to students has reported favorable outcomes. Self-efficacy could alter…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Video Technology, Feedback (Response), Psychomotor Skills
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Padelford, Harold E. – Journal of Epsilon Pi Tau, 1984
The author discusses levels of psychomotor skill acquisition: perceiving, motivating, imitating, performing, adapting, and innovating. How these skills interact and how they affect the learner's ability to learn are examined. (CT)
Descriptors: Cognitive Development, Imitation, Innovation, Motivation
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