Dreyfus's Learning Ladder

The Dreyfus model of skill acquisition was popularized by Pat Benner in the nursing industry. The model aids understanding of learning and the development of intuition.

This is a much better approach to understanding the productivity gap among software engineers than the popular “packers vs. mappers” approach put forth in Chapter 1 of The Programmers’ Stone.

I posted this in April 2005 during week 1622.

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