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Developing skill

As a result of solving problems within a domain we learn something about that domain. Learning manifests itself as a permanent change in a person’s behaviour as a result of experience, although such a change can be further modified or even interfered with by further experience. The more experience one has, the more one is likely to develop a degree of expertise in a specific field. One can also acquire a depth of knowledge about the world around us as well as a deep knowledge about a particular domain. Fisher and Keil (2015) refer to the first as passive expertise influenced by our place in the world including such personal attributes as age and gender, and they refer to the second as formal expertise developed through deliberate ...

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