US Army Instructors to Army Facilitators – Practical Considerations

Training, ClassroomWith the change from an instructor-centric to a learner centric pedagogical model, the role of the US Army instructor must also change from one of transmitting knowledge to learners to one of facilitating learners’ acquisition of knowledge through problem-solving events.

To support this role change, the Army must also institute changes in the processes for identifying, selecting, and preparing instructors. This paper summarises recent work addressing Army issues in these processes and also addresses issues associated with integrating instruction in problem-based learning methods into Army instructor preparation.

Read the full report: Army Instructors To Army Facilitators, Practical Considerations (Cianciolo & Bickley, 2011)


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