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Practice makes perfect: the critical role of mixed practice in the acquisition of ECG interpretation skills.

Authors
  • Hatala, Rose M
  • Brooks, Lee R
  • Norman, Geoffrey R
Type
Published Article
Journal
Advances in health sciences education : theory and practice
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2003
Volume
8
Issue
1
Pages
17–26
Identifiers
PMID: 12652166
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

These experiments highlight two important features in the design of instructional materials. First, learning around the features of the problem (analogous to problem-based learning) may have no advantages over learning the category. Second, the design and organization of deliberate practice can result in significant learning gain.

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