forward chaining

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forward chaining1

a method of measuring rehabilitation performance. The patient performs the first step independently, and the therapist helps the patient perform the rest of the steps. The routine is then repeated with the patient performing the first two steps independently, then the first three steps, and so on.

forward chaining2

a method to grade an activity in which an individual learns each step from the beginning; begins with the individual starting the sequence and ends with the occupational therapy practitioner finishing what the individual has not yet learned.
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Kosko (1992) proposed a rule to calculate the value of each concept based on the influence of the interconnected concepts which involves vector-matrix multiplication and the forward chaining involves a series of repeated vector-matrix multiplication and transformation.
Forward chaining One of several control strategies that regulate the order in which inferences are drawn.
The LIFE Program uses task analyses for all tasks that detail the type of instruction (total task presentation, backward chaining, forward chaining, clustering, time delay with whole task instruction, and experiential).
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