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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We compared each member's mental model with the expert mental model that was based on task analysis from the definition of team mental model accuracy (Mohammed et al., 2010).
Baseline data were used to identify appropriate tag points for each of the passing task analyses; steps within each task analysis that were performed correctly in 60% of opportunities or below during baseline were assigned a tag point.
During each baseline session, written instructions detailing each step in the task analysis were provided prior to, and remained available during, the session.
For more information on Task Analysis, see the book Activities: Reality and Symbol by Fidler and Velde.
To apply the 4QM coupled with the PRPP System of Intervention, the PRPP System of Task Analysis was used by therapists in finding problematic descriptors across all PRPP System Quadrants.
In this research, online data collection survey and task analysis, Think aloud and Virtual Testing Tool are used to propose and implement this model.
Working minds: A practitioner's guide to cognitive task analysis. Cambdrige, MA: MIT Press.
Task analysis. A 17-step task analysis was developed for playing games, watching movies, listening to music, and viewing family photos or videos.
Keywords: cognitive task analysis, thinking conversation, visual representation, thinking competence, young children
Guidance on human factors safety critical task analysis aims to help fill this gap.
Finally, Dennis Duke, Dana Sims, and James Pharmer take us downrange, discussing how workload task analysis can help the decision-making process for developing warfighter training systems.
Developing a Useful Task Analysis Nurse educators already have a resource available that identifies the skills necessary for beginning practitioners.