Friday, June 20, 2008

The Dreyfus Model - from beginners to experts

First Created by Hubert and Stuart Dreyfus in 1980 while researching AI, the model was popularized by Dr Particia Benner in the mid Eighties in her work on theNursing Crisis in the US.

Most people achieve a level of 'Absolute Beginner’ or ‘Competent’, with few moving to ‘Proficient’ and fewer to ‘Expert’. It seems people get stuck somewhere in between, they can move from being beginner to competent by their own but beyond that they need proficient and experts around them. Well, it all depends. Listen to the rest of the story by Andy Hunt of Pragmatic Programmer fame interviewed by Rich Sharpe (15 minutes).

1 comment:

Pouyan said...

Happy Bday