task analysis


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task analysis

[′task ə‚nal·ə·səs]
(industrial engineering)
A process for determining in detail the specific behaviors required of the personnel involved in a human-machine system.
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For more information on Task Analysis, see the book Activities: Reality and Symbol by Fidler and Velde.
By the end of the third week, Ariel was able to perform 15 of the 17 steps in the task analysis.
The search for a more open-ended and exploratory assessment approach has led to the adaptation of cognitive task analysis (CTA) concepts in this study to observe and analyze children's thinking skills and domain knowledge in their task performances within the natural setting of their classroom.
The materials from the curriculum included a script to explain key science content, a task analysis for each lesson as shown in Table 2, a KWHL chart (What you Know, What you Want to know, How are you going to find out, and What did you Learn), Science Rules Chart, wonder stories for each lesson, a student report, and any materials needed to complete the experiment.
Published under the auspices of the EI's Human and Organisational Factors Committee (HOFCOM), Guidance on human factors safety critical task analysis provides a 7-step methodology for conducting safety critical task analysis with case study material, supporting practical tools, and examples of good and bad practice.
However, understanding the basics with regard to task analysis is important for structuring a quality simulation training design.
task analysis of the skill and a comparison of the student's performances relating to comparing an academic task or skill to another academic task or skill, comparing a neurodevelopmental assessment task to another neurodevelopmental task, and comparing an academic task or skill to a neurodevelopmental assessment task.
First, this paper provides a detailed task analysis for constructing various SS graphs using Excel 2007 program.
A 10-step task analysis was created for preparing popcorn in a microwave oven.
There are three aspects of workplace expertise that managers can document, thereby establishing a path that new workers can follow: the job description, task inventory, and task analysis.
The analysis offers usability test results on task analysis and performance that rate how well users can interact with a product.
A task analysis compiles the specific listing of tasks and breaks them down into key components.