Accession Number:

ADA059572

Title:

Computer-Aided Authoring System (AUTHOR) User's Guide. Volume I.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.,

Corporate Author:

TRAINING ANALYSIS AND EVALUATION GROUP (NAVY) ORLANDO FLA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1978-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

121.0

Abstract:

Publishing technical manuals and training handbooks for new Navy equipment is a high cost operation. In addition, current practices frequently result in the technical data being delivered late or in a form too complex for the reader to use. There are also problems in keeping technical data current and in distributing and storing the data where it is needed. The Naval Technical Information Presentation Program NTIPP is a 5-year multimillion dollar program to improve the Navys efficiency in carrying out this publishing effort. This effort is managed by the David W. Taylor Naval Ship Research and Development Center with participation by other Navy activities. The Training Analysis and Evaluation Group TAEG represents the Chief of Naval Education and Training CNET in this program. The program is of special interest to CNET because the technical manuals serve as textbooks in the CNET managed C schools, and the training handbooks serve as the student and instructor guides in these schools. Improved documents will result in improved training. This report contains an operators handbook Volume I and program listing Volume II describing AUTHOR, a computer program for the automated authoring of programmed texts designed to teach symbol recognition.

Subject Categories:

  • Information Science
  • Computer Programming and Software
  • Computer Hardware

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE