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Protocol Analysis

Scope Note: 
Procedure for determining and examining sequences of activities (protocols) used to perform a task, in order to characterize the cognitive/psychological processes involved -- protocols may list motor behaviors, eye movements, subjects' self-reports of their thoughts, etc.
Category: Research and Theory
Broader Terms
Research Methodology
Narrower Terms
Use this term instead of
Think Aloud Analysis
Think Alouds
Thinking Aloud Protocols
Related Terms
Cognitive Processes
Cognitive Psychology
Problem Solving
Skill Analysis
Writing Processes
Added to ERIC: 12/9/1985