ERIC Number: ED163909
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978-Mar
Reference Count: 0
Development and Implementation of a Computerized Evaluation and Training System (CETS) at a Recruit Training Command. Final Report.
Blaiwes, Arthur S.; And Others
Computer-based instructional programs in the affective and communication skills areas incorporating some of the results of an earlier research and development project were implemented and evaluated in a Recruit Training Command. The programs involved the use of a stand-alone computer-based system for evaluating and training recruit company commanders and for obtaining information needed for managing Recruit Training Command operations in general. In accomplishing these functions, the computer controlled the operation of a videotape player and a card reader in addition to some more traditional components of a computer-based training system. A new computer language was developed especially for facilitating the transfer of some programs previously prepared in PLATO IV coding to a form compatible with the current computer system. Preliminary efforts to evaluate the feasibility and desirability of these programs indicated that the system can operate as intended in the operational setting and that its acceptance by Recruit Training Command personnel is generally favorable. The results also indicated that the system would entail relatively small expenditures to acquire, operate, and maintain. (Author/CMV)
Descriptors: Affective Objectives, Communication Skills, Competency Based Teacher Education, Computer Managed Instruction, Cost Effectiveness, Human Relations Programs, Military Training, Performance Criteria, Program Descriptions, Program Evaluation, Programing Languages, Systems Development, Videotape Recordings
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Naval Research, Arlington, VA.; Navy Personnel Research and Development Center, San Diego, CA.
Authoring Institution: Naval Training Equipment Center, Orlando, FL. Human Factors Lab.; Appli-Mation, Inc., Orlando, FL.