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Cognitive Task Analysis : Expertise: Research and Applications (Hardcover) - Jan Maarten Schraagen

Cognitive Task Analysis

Expertise: Research and Applications (Hardcover)

By: Jan Maarten Schraagen (Editor), Susan F. Chipman (Editor), Valerie L. Shalin (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 1st June 2000
ISBN: 9780805833836
Number Of Pages: 552

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Cognitive task analysis is a broad area consisting of tools and techniques for describing the knowledge and strategies required for task performance. Cognitive task analysis has implications for the development of expert systems, training and instructional design, expert decision making and policymaking. It has been applied in a wide range of settings, with different purposes, for instance: specifying user requirements in system design or specifying training requirements in training needs analysis. The topics to be covered by this work include: general approaches to cognitive task analysis, system design, instruction, and cognitive task analysis for teams. The work settings to which the tools and techniques described in this work have been applied include: 911 dispatching, faultfinding on board naval ships, design aircraft, and various support systems.
The editors' goal in this book is to present in a single source a comprehensive, in-depth introduction to the field of cognitive task analysis. They have attempted to include as many examples as possible in the book, making it highly suitable for those wishing to undertake a cognitive task analysis themselves. The book also contains a historical introduction to the field and an annotated bibliography, making it an excellent guide to additional resources.

Contributorsp. viii
Forewordp. xi
Prefacep. xiii
Introduction and History
Introduction to Cognitive Task Analysisp. 3
Theoretical and Pragmatic Influences on Task Analysis Methodsp. 25
Cognitive Task Analysis for Individual Training, Performance Assessment, and Selection
Describing Job Expertise Using Cognitively Oriented Task Analyses (COTA)p. 41
Training of Troubleshooting: A Structured, Task Analytical Approachp. 57
DNA: Providing the Blueprint for Instructionp. 71
Discovering Situated Meaning: An Ecological Approach to Task Analysisp. 87
Work Domain Analysis and Task Analysis: A Difference That Mattersp. 101
A Functional Task Analysis of Time-Pressured Decision Makingp. 119
Cognitive Task Analysis for Applications to the Design of Human-System Interaction
A Skill-Based Cognitive Task Analysis Frameworkp. 135
Towards a Theory-Based Form of Cognitive Task Analysis of Broad Scope and Applicabilityp. 147
An Automated Aid for Modeling Human-Computer Interactionp. 165
Using Task Analysis as a Primary Design Method: The SGT Approachp. 181
Getting the Knowledge into HCI: Theoretical and Practical Aspects of Task Knowledge Structuresp. 201
Cognitive Task Analysis Using ATLASp. 215
The Role of Cognitive Task Analysis in the Application of Predictive Models of Human Performancep. 237
Novel Uses of Task Models: Two Case Studiesp. 261
Analyzing a Novel Expertise: An Unmarked Roadp. 275
Active Design Documents as Software Agents that Mediate Participatory Design and Traceabilityp. 291
Cognitive Analyses within Increasingly Larger Organizational Contextsp. 303
Bootstrapping Multiple Converging Cognitive Task Analysis Techniques for System Designp. 317
Attuning Computer-Supported Work to Human Knowledge and Processing Capacities in Ship Control Centersp. 341
Cognitive Task Analysis for Teamwork Situations
Building Cognitive Task Analyses and Models of a Decision-Making Team in a Complex Real-Time Environmentp. 365
Modeling a Command Centerp. 385
Analyzing Command Team Skillsp. 401
Cognitive Task Analysis of Teamsp. 417
Analyzing Knowledge Requirements in Team Tasksp. 431
Discussion
On the Future of Cognitive Task Analysisp. 451
State-of-the-Art Review of Cognitive Task Analysis Techniquesp. 467
Author Indexp. 489
Subject Indexp. 499
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ISBN: 9780805833836
ISBN-10: 0805833838
Series: Expertise: Research and Applications (Hardcover)
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 552
Published: 1st June 2000
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 16.18  x 4.09
Weight (kg): 1.0
Edition Number: 1