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The effectiveness of error management training with working-aged adults.

Carter, M. and Beier, M. E. (2010) 'The effectiveness of error management training with working-aged adults.', Personnel psychology., 63 (3). pp. 641-675.

Abstract

Low structure training that includes instructions about the benefits of errors typically enhances learning for college-student samples. Changes in abilities and skills that occur with age suggest that these findings may not necessarily generalize to working adults. Three training conditions, varying in structure and instructions, were examined in a sample of working-aged adults (N = 161, Mage= 39.7 years). Significant main effects of condition, cognitive ability, and age were found for training performance. An age × cognitive ability × error management instruction interaction indicated that error management instructions in high structure training were beneficial for older learners, especially when higher in ability. The importance of examining aptitude–treatment interactions in training research with working-aged adults is highlighted.

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Publisher Web site:http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1744-6570.2010.01183.x
Record Created:31 Oct 2012 10:20
Last Modified:06 Nov 2012 09:28

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