The Five-Stage Model of Adult Skill Acquisition

  title={The Five-Stage Model of Adult Skill Acquisition},
  author={Stuart E. Dreyfus},
  journal={Bulletin of Science, Technology \& Society},
  pages={177 - 181}
  • S. Dreyfus
  • Published 2004
  • Psychology
  • Bulletin of Science, Technology & Society
The following is a summary of the author’s five-stage model of adult skill acquisition, developed in collaboration with Hubert L. Dreyfus. An earlier version of this article appeared in chapter 1 of Mind Over Machine: The Power of Human Intuition and Expertise in the Era of the Computer (1986, Free Press, New York). 
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