Accession Number:

ADA073400

Title:

Cost-Effectiveness of Computer-Based Instruction in Military Training

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Oct 1977-Mar 1979

Corporate Author:

INSTITUTE FOR DEFENSE ANALYSES ALEXANDRIA VA SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY DIV

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1979-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

219.0

Abstract:

The cost and effectiveness of computer-based instruction for military training are evaluated on the basis of about 30 studies conducted since 1968. Four methods of instruction are distinguished and compared Conventional Instruction group-paced lectures, and discussions. Individualized Instruction self-paced without computer support. Computer-Assisted Instruction CAI computer stores and provides instructional materials to students individually via interactive terminals computer tests and guides students self-paced. Computer-Managed Instruction CMI instructional materials and tests provided away from computer computer scores the tests and guides students self-paced.

Subject Categories:

  • Humanities and History

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE