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skill

 [skil]
a talent or ability; dexterity or expertise.
coping s's the identification and management of stress and related reactors, a performance component in occupational therapy.
coping s's (omaha) in the omaha system, a target definition in the intervention scheme, defined as the ability to deal with or gain control of existing problems, including family tasks, illness, and employment.
functional s's tasks that are necessary to care for oneself; see also activities of daily living.

skill

Adeptness of performance; mastery.

skill

Vox populi Adeptness of performance. See Cognitive skill, Social skill.

skill

(skil)
1. The ability to produce, efficiently and in a coordinated manner, movement on demand or desire repeatedly.
2. Motor patterns developed as a result of practice, performed with maximum efficiency and effectiveness (e.g., playing a guitar, shooting foul shots in basketball).

skill

the learned ability to competently and consistently co-ordinate a complex pattern of behaviours in order to accomplish a task with minimum effort and maximum effect. closed skill a skill executed in an environment that is stable and predictable, such as a floor routine in gymnastics. open skill a skill executed in an environment that is variable and unpredictable, such as dribbling the ball past an opponent in soccer. See also ability, performance.

skill

(skil)
The ability to produce, efficiently and in a coordinated manner, movement or result on demand or desire repeatedly.

skill,

n the practical knowledge of an art, science, profession, or trade and the ability to apply it properly in practice.
skill, reasonable,
n the skill that is ordinarily possessed and exercised by persons of similar qualifications engaged in the same employment or profession.
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Individuals with no training or past experience with the non-technical skills often fail in the new, quasi-technical program manager positions.
This study examined the role of CoRT thinking skills in supporting problem-based learning through a collaborative classroom culture, adjusting to changing student roles through structured "rituals," scaffolding student learning and performance, and initiating student inquiry.
Understanding "story structure" as an academic skill and social learning tool.
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The child may enter preschool with significantly more skills than identified in the assessment process, or new characteristics may emerge indicating an alternate diagnosis.
Building on efforts to increase awareness of cognitive executive decision-making skills for persons with disabilities, Wehmeyer (1993) defines cognitive executive decision-making as developing an improved self-concept, self-esteem and awareness of personal needs, interests, goals, strengths and limitations.
According to Gary Cronkwright, Director of CON*NECT, "TOWES is the most effective way to ensure that your current and potential workforce has the skills that are needed to thrive safely in their work environment.
Conversely, when you attempt to overload an athletic skill with impertinent resistance (e.
While this article has examined ways that new forms of work organization have inhibited and extinguished the praxis-skills that kept workers and clients safer in the developmental services, the current preoccupation with skill as competencies is another force that narrows social service practice, making it easier to increase work load and pace, employ a less skilled and temporary work force, and remove the spaces in which tacit-knowledge developed and flourished.
They can tell you which skills you should highlight on your resume and point out which jobs match your skills.
As you begin to plan and prepare for the upcoming summer, consider the building blocks of aquatic staff training--precamp, physical training, teamwork, skills practice, and finding time.
To accomplish this, investigators use active listening skills that have proven critical in establishing rapport with subjects and defusing strong emotions in high-risk crisis situations.