Accession Number : AD1044603

Title :   What Do Trainers Need to Know to Train Higher-Order Thinking Skills

Descriptive Note : Technical Report,27 Sep 2014,26 Jul 2016


Personal Author(s) : Stallings, Gary M ; Graves,Thomas R ; Blankenbeckler,Paul N

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Report Date : 01 Nov 2017

Pagination or Media Count : 59

Abstract : This is the first in a series of two research reports concerning Army instructor preparation for training higher-order thinking skills, such as decision-making and problem-solving. In this report, a training needs analysis (TNA) was conducted to determine what Army instructors/trainers need to know in order to train higher-order thinking skills. While the focus of the TNA was on Air Defense Artillery Patriot Unit trainers, many of the recommendations derived may be more broadly applicable to instructors/trainers working in other Army training domains. The report presents the results of the TNA, as well as a review of higher-order thinking skills, and recommended strategies, methods, and techniques to enhance training for higher-order thinking skills to support Soldiers in making decisions under uncertainty.

Descriptors :   Military training , TRAINING , decisionmaking , thinking

Subject Categories : Military Forces and Organizations
      Personnel Management and Labor Relations

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE