Skill Acquisition I

Basic Science JSS3 Third term

Theme: Science and development

Sub-theme: You and energy

WEEK   3

Skill Acquisition I

Performance objectives

Students should be able to:

  1. Explain the meaning of skill acquisition
  2. State reasons for acquiring skills.


Skill acquisition

A skill is the ability to perform an action with determined results often within a given amount of time, energy, or both.

Skill acquisition may be viewed as the process of making superlative output a general characteristic’s one's behavior in a given field. It involves a gradual change from less effective behavior to extremely proficient ones. A skilled worker is one who is kept in its trade or a person who has attained excellence in a particular trade or undertaking. Skill acquisition involves painstaking effort, discipline, practice, and drills as well as review.

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