Accession Number : AD0772819

Title :   The MODIA Decision Process for Developing Strategies of Air Force Instruction,

Corporate Author : RAND CORP SANTA MONICA CALIF

Personal Author(s) : Carpenter,Polly ; Horner,Barbara

Report Date : NOV 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 173

Abstract : Two tools of the MODIA process are presented, an 8-step semiautomated sequence for designing and assessing many alternative instructional systems before putting the most desirable one into use. The first tool is a questionnaire for stating general policy, which allows the planner to formulate teaching policies that conform to a teaching institution's goals for its students. Once the planner has determined what type of student population he will be teaching, based on answers to the questionnaire, he formulates strategies of instruction using the second tool, DISTAF. For its use, the planner has two aids: (1) a user's manual that presents the choices available regarding how and by what means the students could be taught, and (2) a JOSS computer program for keeping track of decisions the user makes while reading through the Manual.

Descriptors :   *Air force training, Decision making, Teaching methods, Education, Planning, Programmed instruction, Questionnaires

Subject Categories : Humanities and History

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE