Chapter 11 Kines 3513 notes

Chapter 11 Kines 3513 notes - Defining and Assessing...

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Unformatted text preview: Defining and Assessing Learning Learning defined Change in behavior due to experience › Something is lost or gained Stop smoking Learn to play tennis Behavior › Anything an organism does that can be measured › Not all changes in behavior are due to experience, and not all experiences are learning experiences Child start to crawl: rather maturation than learning Calming someone by giving a tranquilizer Performance Characteristics of Skill Learning Five characteristics › Improvement › Consistency › Stability › Persistence › Adaptability Performance versus Learning Performance › Observable behavior › Execution of a skill (at a specific time and in a specific location) › Temporary › May not be due to practice or experience › Can be influenced by performance variables Learning › Not directly observable Must be inferred from observable behavior › Relatively permanent › Due to practice or experience › Definition Motor Learning...
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This note was uploaded on 11/21/2011 for the course KINES 3513 taught by Professor Gemmert during the Fall '11 term at LSU.

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