British Army Reserve Instructors: Professionalism, Identity & Practice

Research Paper Title Professionalism and Practice: The Development of Situational Vocational Professional Identity Amongst UK Army Reserve Instructors. Abstract This study addresses the concept of developing professionalism and its association with instructional practice. It was conducted against a backdrop of political change affecting the military and the vocational education sector between 2006 and 2014. The political decision to revitalise… Read More

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Reviewing Instructional Strategies relevant to (US) Military Training Goals.

Research Paper Title Instructional Strategies Framework for Military Training Systems. Abstract In an effort to improve training efficiency ,the [US] military has focused much attention on the development of replicable and generalisable training systems. As a result, a substantial number of companies and contractors have spent significant time and money developing a wide-array of simulators,virtual reality… Read More

UK Armed Forces: Effectiveness of Instructor Behaviours & their Relationship to Leadership

Research Paper Title Effectiveness of instructor behaviours and their relationship to leadership. Background This study analysed qualitatively the nature of instructor behaviours and their relationship to leadership. Methods The Critical Incident Technique was used to collect effective and ineffective incidents of instructor behaviour in military training from both instructors’ and trainees’ perspectives (total incidents ¼ 1150, effective ¼… Read More

US Army: Changing Instructional System Design to Improve Training Product Delivery

Research Paper Title Changes in Instructional System Design (ISD): Improving Training Product Delivery to United States Army Soldiers. Background The purpose of this study was to identify methods that could speed up the instructional system design process used by the US Army up to this point. The current Army Instructional System Design process is the Systems Approach to… Read More

Military Training: Instruction & Quality

“Many complain that the Marines they are getting out of entry-level training lack physical fitness, have poor discipline, and are prone to personal issues. Besides the basic leadership issues presented here, I would present that the reason there is such a large disparity in the Marines coming from the schoolhouse is directly related to the… Read More