learning curve


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learning curve

a graphic presentation of the effects of a specified method of teaching or training on the ability of a subject to learn, as shown by improved performance in a particular task.

learning curve

A negative deviation in a desired or anticipated outcome or result, which rises toward a (desired) norm as experience with the activity of interest accumulates.

learning curve

The effect of learning or practice on the performance of an intellectual or physical task. The term describes the acquisition of competence with experience, time, and training.
See also: curve
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We look forward to seeing the continued growth of Learning Curve Group from their new home at DurhamGate.
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Learning Curve, which employs around 160 full-time staff and over 420 associate tutors, plans to use the buyout to introduce specialist recruitment into the FE and care sectors and explore other diversifi-cation opportunities.
The 80% reduction in time continues through each doubling of overall output; however, the reduction in cumulative average time decreases significantly as production increases down the learning curve.
If Learning Curve was required under its licensing agreement with HIT to protect HIT's intellectual-property rights in connection with its retention of Schrock's photography services, it apparently failed to do so," Judge Diane Sykes wrote.
Complacency and boredom can set in quickly, so you must be ready for the next learning curve to start.
TLC director Colin Newbold said: "Over the past six months, The Learning Curve has won three new accounts, which we are absolutely delighted about.
Roland Pryzblewski (Jim True-Frost) returns to ``The Wire'' this season as a teacher with a precipitously steep classroom learning curve.
The breeding and distribution of transgenic mice, mice with deliberately and artificially altered genetic backgrounds, is a business with a steep learning curve, high entry costs, and high risk.
iSCSI utilizes industry-standard Ethernet switches to lower acquisition costs and reduce the learning curve required to install and manage a SAN.

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