Accession Number:

ADA416475

Title:

Project Train Mod: Modernizing Soldier Training Through Research

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Oct 1998-Jan 2003

Corporate Author:

ARMY RESEARCH INST FOR THE BEHAVIORAL AND SOCIAL SCIENCES FORT BENNING GA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2003-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

36.0

Abstract:

This report summarizes and highlights the major findings of 11 separate lines of investigation across four general areas of applied training research training. modernization 5, decision making 2, situation awareness 2, and computer-based training for digital systems. The training modernization section focuses on training research for a variety of new systems and technologies, including the Land Warrior System and the M2A3 Bradley Fighting Vehicle. The section on decision making describes the development of new computer-based training tools for learning the Military Decision-Making Process MDMP. It also provide an overview of research aimed at teaching platoon leaders to make better decisions during urban operations. The situation awareness SA section highlights the creation of a comprehensive infantry SA model, as well as the development and field testing of three new SA measures. Finally, the section on computer-based training presents survey research findings on the computer backgrounds of different groups of soldiers, as well as the results of a series of learning experiments that assessed the effectiveness of different computer-based instructional design features for training on new digital systems.

Subject Categories:

  • Military Forces and Organizations

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE