Accession Number : ADA131988

Title :   Optimization of Skill Retention in the U. S. Army through Initial Training Analysis and Design: Skill Sustainment Exercises. Volume 3.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : MCFANN GRAY AND ASSOCIATES INC CARMEL CA

Personal Author(s) : Rigg,Kay E

PDF Url : ADA131988

Report Date : May 1983

Pagination or Media Count : 527

Abstract : This report summarizes the results of a test of the capability of MGA software to estimate training and retention outcomes from a small sample of first trial data. There were three test objectives: 1)test the ability of STAR software to estimate soldier end-of-course scores; 2) to test the ability of STAR to forecast skill decay over time; and, 3) to determine the frequency of training required to sustain skill.

Descriptors :   *Army training, *Army personnel, *Skills, *Retention(Psychology), *Computer aided diagnosis, *Memory(Psychology), Individualized training, Job analysis, Performance(Human), Optimization, Scoring, Aptitudes

Subject Categories : Humanities and History
      Psychology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE