Accession Number : AD1017332


Title :   Goal Planning and Pursuit: Mobile Application Development and Evaluation


Descriptive Note : Technical Report,01 Dec 2012,31 Mar 2014


Corporate Author : ICF International Atlanta United States


Personal Author(s) : Horey, Jeff ; Graves,Thomas R


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/1017332.pdf


Report Date : 01 Aug 2016


Pagination or Media Count : 57


Abstract : This research focused on developing and evaluating mobile applications to compare two approaches for goal planning and pursuit in an Army institutional training context. One mobile application applied the Armys traditional SMART goals approach. The other applied the mental contrasting and implementation intentions approach, a streamlined version of the SMART approach. The evaluation was conducted with Noncommissioned Officers enrolled in Advanced Leaders Courses. While the mobile application development process was successful, resulting in two research products, the evaluation yielded very low response rates. Recommendations and lessons learned for the evaluation of mobile applications in an Army training context are presented.


Descriptors :   noncommissioned officers , mobile software , army training , army personnel , courses(education) , leadership training , lessons learned , computer programs , mobile application software , planning , learning


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE