US Army Basic Instructor Course (ABIC) Student Guide

The US Army Basic Instructor Course (ABIC) is a five module course as outlined below:

  • Module 1: Course Introduction
    • Explain the goals of the ABIC Course and the role of instructor in the Contemporary Operating Environment (COE)
    • Explain course goal, map, and requirements
    • Explain role of the instructor
  • Module 2: ATED Overview
    • Define the Army Training and Education Development (ATED) Process
    • Identify features of ATED
    • Identify key requirements in each phase of ATED
  • Module 3: Prepare to Deliver Instruction
    • Prepare to deliver instruction
    • Identify effective communication skills
    • Identify question types and questioning techniques
    • Review lesson materials
    • Identify activities that prepare learning environment
  • Module 4: Evaluate Instruction
    • Describe methods for evaluating instruction
    • Describe the informal After-Action Review (AAR)
    • Identify requirements for conducting a formal assessment
    • Identify factors to consider before making recommendations for a lesson revision
  • Module 5: Deliver Instruction
    • Deliver instruction
    • Communicate class rules and procedures
    • Establish credibility
    • Manage media effectively
    • Deliver instruction using the Conference method of instruction
    • Deliver instruction using the Demonstration/PE method of instruction
    • Deliver instruction combining the Conference method of instruction and the Demonstration/PE method of instruction

Reference

US Army Basic Instructor Course (ABIC) Student Guide

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