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ERIC Number: EJ1140925
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017-Jun
Pages: 20
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1042-1629
The Value of Digital Tutoring and Accelerated Expertise for Military Veterans
Fletcher, J. D.
Educational Technology Research and Development, v65 n3 p679-698 Jun 2017
This report concerns use of a digital tutor to accelerate veterans' acquisition of expertise and improve their preparation for the civilian workforce. As background, it briefly discusses the need to improve veterans' employability, the technology of digital tutoring, its ability to produce advanced levels of technical expertise, and the design, development, and earlier assessment of a specific digital tutor, which motivated use of this tutor to develop veterans' technical expertise and employability. The report describes the tutor's use in an experimental program for veterans, an assessment of its success in preparing veterans for employment, and return on investment from its use compared to other investments in education and training.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: US Department of Veterans Affairs; Office of the Secretary of Defense (DOD)
Authoring Institution: N/A
Grant or Contract Numbers: IDATaskAI23599; IDATaskBE23831