Augmenting Instructional Design with State-Based Assessment
The Trainee Engagement Management System (TEMS) is a technology—enabled instructional design concept that leverages state-based assessment techniques to improve training processes and outcomes. Specifically, the concept is designed to support military instructors in the delivery of empirically-supported instructional prompts to foster trainee engagement within a Computer Based Training (CBT) environment. The central theme of the concept is to augment, not replace, an instructor’s abilities. By reducing workload demands on an instructor, the approach enables the delivery of personalized instruction in a one (instructor) to many (trainees) context. The TEMS concept embraces a human-system philosophy and is designed to mitigate risks typically associated with the transition of advanced technologies and concepts to field settings. In this paper we discuss those challenges and describe the basic TEMS architecture.
KeywordsInstructional System Design Augmented Cognition Human Systems Computer Based Training
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