Accession Number:

ADP000863

Title:

A Comparison of Two Methods for Assessing Task Criticality,

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HUMAN RESOURCES RESEARCH ORGANIZATION ALEXANDRIA VA

Report Date:

1983-03-25

Pagination or Media Count:

7.0

Abstract:

One of the problems experienced by training developers is the lack of sufficient time and resources to train all of the tasks that are performed by soldiers in a particular job or MOS. There are several ways to handle this problem. One is to lower the performance standards so that more tasks can be taught in the same amount of time. Another is to conduct training during hours that are not normally devoted to training, such as evening hours or weekends. Still another solution, and the one that is advocated by TRADOC Interservice Procedures for Instructional Systems Development, is to limit training to those tasks that are most necessary for successful job performance. If the job is combat related, then training would be limited to tasks that are most necessary for the successful accomplishment of the unit mission. It is this concept, task criticality, with which this paper is concerned. Author

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APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE