distributed effort

dis·trib·ut·ed ef·fort

in psychology, learning that involves small units of work and interpolated rest periods, as contrasted with massed learning, in which the individual works continually until the skill is mastered.
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Maintaining the engagement and utilizing the skills of participants in a distributed effort such as the TSCP is a continuing challenge.
Pellegrini and Bjorklund (1996) point out that "the positive effects of distributed effort have specifically addressed the ways in which children learn numerous school-like tasks, such as native and foreign language vocabulary, recall from text, and math facts" (p.
Americans' decentralized, distributed efforts to defend against them will also defend against the threat of cyberwarfare.
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