Chunking Models of Expertise : Implications for Education

  title={Chunking Models of Expertise : Implications for Education},
  author={Fernand Gobet},
Chunking models offer a parsimonious explanation of how people acquire knowledge and have been validated in domains such as expert behaviour and the acquisition of language. In this paper, we review two computational theories based on chunking mechanisms (the chunking theory and the template theory) and show what insight they offer for instruction and training. The suggested implications include the importance of perception in learning, the cost of acquiring knowledge, the significance of… CONTINUE READING
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