- "Novice" learners need smaller chunks of knowledge delivered to them, whereas "Expert" learners often seen larger chunks or patterns of chunks useful.
- "Novice" learners learn faster when they are given an example, asked to practice, given another example, then asked to practice again.. and so on.
- "Expert" learner learn faster when they are given an example.. then give lots of practice exercises.
- While we claim that we can multi task.. research finds that if we perform dual tasks our performance diminishes if the tasks are:
- both auditor in nature
- or both visual in nature
Regardless.. it was very interesting and created quite a bit of discussion at our table. While we all agreed that contextual concerns play a role, we also agreed that their is some truth to this research and simple is really better.