THE PROCESS OF DEVELOPING AND IMPROVING COURSE CONTENT FOR MILITARY TECHNICAL TRAINING
GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIV ALEXANDRIA VA HUMAN RESOURCES RESEARCH OFFICE
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Curriculum development procedures in use as of 1966 for first- enlistment technical training in the Army, Navy, and Air Force are analyzed. A model process for training curriculum development was defined from training research findings and practices a Analyze the system, b develop task inventories, c develop a job model, d analyze its tasks, e derive training objectives, f develop the training program, and g monitor the trained product and modify the curriculum. A comparison between this model and the training development procedures in use in the services indicated a need for a better procedures for determining the adequacy of training content and the means for improvement b detailed guidance for developing or conducting the first four steps of the model process, criteria for allocating training content to formal instruction or on-the-job learning, performance specifications for graduates, and feedback from training programs and c more opportunities for career fields in training.
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