Error Patterns in Novice and Skilled Transcription Typing

  • Jonathan T. Grudin

Abstract

Errors have long been viewed as an important source of insight into the organization underlying performance. In this study, the general patterns of errors made by novice and expert typists suggest how skill in this complex motor task is organized and developed.

Keywords

Middle Finger Error Pattern Response Unit Confusion Matrice Finger Position 
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    Gentner, D. R., Grudin, J. T., & Conway, E. Finger movements in transcription typing (Tech. Rep. 8001). La Jolla, Calif.: University of California at San Diego, Center for Human Information Processing, May 1980.Google Scholar

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  • Jonathan T. Grudin

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