Accession Number:

ADA160416

Title:

User's Manual for Predicting Military Task Retention

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Jan 1983-Sep 1984

Corporate Author:

AMERICAN INSTITUTES FOR RESEARCH WASHINGTON DC

Report Date:

1985-02-01

Pagination or Media Count:

68.0

Abstract:

This Research Product presents an easy-to-use method for predicting how rapidly individual tasks are forgotten when they are not practiced. This method is geared to help those at the Squad, Platoon, Company, or Battalion Level who must make training and retraining decisions. Instructions for using both a paper-and-pencil and a computer-based version are given. Keywords Skill retention, Task retention, Performance prediction, Skill maintenance, Task proficiency, Skill proficiency, Task difficulty.

Subject Categories:

  • Humanities and History
  • Psychology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE