Skills Lecture - 201 - Tacit Knowledge Trevor Pinch Science...

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201 - Tacit Knowledge Trevor Pinch
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Science and skill Science involves skill. The skills used in science  are like the  skills found in crafts: e.g. pottery, carpentry and cooking
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How are skills learnt? These sorts of skills are learnt:  on the job with a lengthy apprenticeship learning by doing
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When do we become aware of these skills? We are often aware of skills when we lack  them: Such as, children trying to do things for the  first time, e.g. tying a shoe lace e.g. such as,  an adult trying to carry out a  skilled practice for the first time, putting on a  surgical glove
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Tacit Knowledge Definition TACIT KNOWLEDGE is knowledge which  is passed from person to person without  being articulated. riding a bike cooking a soufflé building a laser cutting through skin in surgery
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Features of Tacit Knowledge Tacit knowledge resides in people and 
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