5 Guidelines to Develop Unconscious Competence and Become Expert

  How does an individual acquire unconscious competence? Skill acquisition towards higher level competence kept me fascinated for years. While developing my doctorate literature review, I started out with some research on models of expertise/competence development. My other posts address some staged models of skill acquisition towards a higher level …

Mastery Demystified: How Does a Novice Develop Himself into Master in Any Domain?

  The process of skill development that could explain how a novice develops mastery in certain specific skills, has attracted a great research focus for a long while. To demystify this, in an earlier post, “7 Phases of Skill Acquisition: Mastery and Beyond on Dreyfus’s Model” I expanded definitions and characteristics …

Making of an Expert: 9 Universal Abilities Seen by Every Expert Demonstrates as Seen by Researchers

  Taking about expertise and accelerating time to expertise, three basic questions are raised: 1) What makes experts so special? 2) What characteristics set experts apart from rest of us? 3) What traits or abilities define expertise? In last several posts, I focussed on skill development towards a higher level …

7 Models from Research Demystify Stages in Novice to Expert Transition

  One of the challenge training and learning designers face is developing curriculum and strategies that are meant to advance the learners towards a higher level of expertise in skills learned. A journey of the learner, especially the novice to expert transition is a fascinating topic and training professionals love to …

7 Phases of Skill Acquisition: A Novice’s Journey To Expertise And Beyond

A major topic in expertise studies is the stages a novice pass through to become an expert and attain skills beyond expertise. Developing newbie employees in any organization is a prime business goal. In a previous post, “7 Models That Explain How Novice Develops into an Expert“, I explained some famous …