think aloud

think aloud

To verbalize one's thoughts. A: "And I guess I should also pick up some plywood while we're out…" B: "Pardon me?" A: "Sorry, I'm just thinking aloud!"
See also: think

think aloud

Speak one's thoughts audibly, as in We need flour, sugar, butter-I'm just thinking aloud. [Early 1700s]
See also: think

ˌthink aˈloud

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ˌthink out ˈloud

speak your thoughts about something, for example a problem, to yourself or to others, probably without organizing them as in normal speech: ‘What?’ ‘Oh, don’t worry. I was just thinking out loud.’
See also: think
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He had often begun to make reflections or think aloud in her company, and she had always answered him either by a brief but appropriate remark- showing that it did not interest her- or by a silent look and smile which more palpably than anything else showed Pierre her superiority.
They examine computer simulation methods to model the dynamics of affect and cognition in organizations; open-ended interviews; how leadership training interventions can facilitate the development of managersAE dual-processing capabilities; policy-capturing; combining behavioral experiments with protocol analysis to capture work-related cognition in action; causal mapping techniques; repertory grid techniques; social neuroscience; think aloud and fMRI (functional magnetic resonance imaging) techniques; and content analysis.
From the two think aloud protocols, the participants' writing strategies were extracted through the content analysis technique.
Think aloud technique, applied to let the learner to observe the system and to give feedback.
Fonteyn ME, Kuipers B, Grobe SJ (1993) A description of think aloud method and protocol analysis.
These include: the think aloud strategy which provides learners with a window to what is happening in the mind when a strategy is used, the gradual release of responsibility idea that provides learners with a framework of support as they move from novice to becoming an independent reader, the anchor chart for keeping a record of the key learning points and the turn and talk strategy, floating the learning on a 'sea of talk'.
The think aloud method has been used by a number of researchers to explore difficulties experienced by individuals while completing self-report questionnaires.
We did this through the use of verbal reporting strategies, by examining Think Aloud Protocols of experienced interpreters preparing for classroom interpreting, and Stimulated Recalls performed by those same interpreters immediately after delivering the interpretation.
While providing care to a stroke patient, the nurse was prompted to think aloud as they (1) received report, (2) performed an initial assessment of the patient, and (3) concluded the work shift.
The purpose of this study is to examine individuals' computer based complex task performing processes and strategies in order to determine the reasons of failure by cognitive task analysis method and cued retrospective think aloud with eye movement data.
The key difference between the present study and routine administration of questionnaires such as the adapted IPQ-R was that participants were requested to think aloud whilst they completed the questionnaire.
The participants were required to think aloud and explain (a) where they look on the screen and (b) the links they choose to click on while they try to find answers for questions using four online government websites.
0 also supports the methodologies of Retrospective Think Aloud (RTA) and task-based studies which add additional insights into cognitive processes of users.
THINK ALOUD Improving students' literacy is a key goal of every educational activity.
And then, we have the "Icons" section where important African personalities have been given room to think aloud.