Problem solving habit of a novice

A novice:

Starts solving a problem before fully understanding
what is wanted and/or what a good route for
solution will be.

Focuses only on a known problem set that he or
she has seen before and tries to match the
problem with one in the set.

Chooses one procedure without exploring
alternatives,

Emphasizes speed of solution, unaware of blunders.

Does not follow an organized plan of attack: jumps
about and mixes problem-solving strategies.

Is unaware of missing data. concepts. laWs.

Exhibits bad judgment, makes unsound assumptions

Gives up solving the problem because he or she
does not have skills to branch away from a
dead-end strategy.

Unable to make approximations or makes bad ones,

Cannot conceive of disagreeing

Slavishly follows instructions; proaceds “by the
book.”

Does not know what to make of qualitative data.

Fritlers limes way.

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