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problem solving

the process of recognizing a problem, defining it, identifying alternative plans to resolve the problem, selecting a plan, organizing steps of the plan, implementing the plan, and evaluating the outcome; a performance component of occupational therapy.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

problem solving

Graduate education A strategy which confronts the student with a problem situation, and requires development and application of a plan to reach a solution
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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It was found in the study that the factors of age and gender had an effect on self-confident approach and planned approach problem solving skills and in focus of control (p0.05).
The reliability of problem solving ability test in Chemistry (PSATC) was found to be 0.75.
The problem involved two stages, i.e., problem exploration and problem solving. The rationale of this two-stage interactive problem was for students to explore the problem situation as well as to understand the underlying system (system representation) and then to apply obtained knowledge (represented system) to solve a new problem situation.
First question: Does the efficiency of Futuristic scenarios program differ from the creative problem solving program in developing creative writing and creative problem solving?
Problem solving methods often contrasted with traditional lecturing or teaching methods that teacher most frequently in classroom.
(6) Peggy Fulton Hora, William G Schma and John T A Rosenthal, 'Therapeutic Jurisprudence and the Drug Treatment Court Movement: Revolutionizing the Criminal Justice System's Response to Drug Abuse and Crime in America' (1999) 74 Notre Dame Law Review 439, 440; Bruce J Winick, 'Therapeutic Jurisprudence and Problem Solving Courts' (2003) 30 Fordham Urban Law Journal 1055, 1062.
Leadership's commitment to making robust problem solving a core competency and activity in the organization.
HEPPNER, P.P., PETERSEN, C.H., 1982, The development and implications of a personal problem solving inventory.
High scores obtained for each subscale indicate that for this characteristic of interpersonal problem solving use of this method is high.
"Problem solving is a process that can be broken down into four steps: (1) understand the current situation; (2) identify the root cause of the problem; (3) develop an effective action plan; and (4) execute until the problem is solved, making modifications as necessary.
According to James Rooney and Deborah Hopen, authors of "Problem Solving Should Be like Treasure Hunting" in the Journal for Quality & Participation, "The fundamental approach that separates structured problem solving from other methods is root cause determination.

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