How does the acquisition of skill affect performance?

How Does the Acquisition Of Skill Affect Performance?

Students learn about:

Students learn to:

  • Examine the stages of skill acquisition by participating in the learning of a new skill, eg juggling, throwing with the non-dominant arm
  • Describe how the characteristics of the learner can influence skill acquisition and the performance of skills
  • Design a suitable plan for teaching beginners to acquire a skill through to mastery. The plan should reflect:
    • Appropriate practice methods for the learners
    • The integration of relevant performance elements
    • An awareness of how instruction may vary according to characteristics of the learner
    • How feedback will be used as learners progress through the stages of skill acquisition
  • Develop and evaluate objective and subjective performance measures to appraise performance

Extract from PDHPE Stage 6 Syllabus. © 2009 Board of Studies NSW.