The attached document outlines the ‘matrix of instructional strategies’ recommended by TRADOC, the Training and Doctrine Command of the US Army, published in 2011. The document includes: Outline of instructional method; Optimal group size; Instructor role(s); Methods (the how); Interactivity level; Devices (e.g. blogs, facebook, PPT etc); Meta-tags; and Other useful information. The 2011 version… Read More
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
Below is a copy of the Army Training and Recruitment Agency’s (ATRA) code of practice for instructors from 1998, obtained through an FOI request. All instructors where to have a personal copy for reference and knowledgeable on its contents, and adhere to its ethos when acting in an instructional capacity. ATRA is now known as… Read More
I think this is a difficult question to answer due to the fact that the term ‘Boot Camp’ means different things to different people. However, not one to shy away from an academic argument, I would say that the following links provide a good starting point: Page: Must Haves and Red Flags; Page: Principles of Good Instruction;… Read More
Two new sub-sections ‘Principles of Good Instruction’ and ‘Qualities of a Good Instructor’ can be found under the main page heading of ‘Training Framework’.