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A generalized model of cognitive tasks


P. N., Anding (2008) A generalized model of cognitive tasks. In: Knowledge Management International Conference 2008 (KMICe2008), 10-12 June 2008, Langkawi, Malaysia.

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Abstract

A person applies her knowledge when she performs a cognitive task.The representation of a person’s knowledge of a task is accessible from a cognitive task analysis.The think-aloud method is useful for carrying out a cognitive task analysis because think -aloud data represent closely a person's knowledge.Various cognitive tasks were analyzed and models of cognitive tasks were developed based on the external and internal environments of tasks.Comparison between models of cognitive tasks shows similarities between the models.Further analysis suggests common features which formed the basis for the construction of a generalized model of cognitive tasks.This study proposed a generalized model which has four major categories referred to as (a) properties, (b) events, (c) essence and (d) rules of a task.These categories represent information and knowledge in the external and internal environments of cognitive tasks.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: ISBN 978-983-3827-73-2 Organized by: College of Arts and Sciences, Universiti Utara Malaysia
Uncontrolled Keywords: Cognitive Task Analysis, Think-Aloud Method, External and Internal Environments, Knowledge States
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Divisions: College of Arts and Sciences
Depositing User: Mrs. Norazmilah Yaakub
Date Deposited: 20 Aug 2014 03:35
Last Modified: 20 Aug 2014 03:35
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/11418

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