Computer-Based Flight Training Evaluation

  • Elfriedge F. Hofer
  • Frank T. Ruggiero
Evaluation Of Learning Environments
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 438)


This paper discusses an integrated evaluation methodology, which combines questionnaire data with performance measures. This methodology is being used to validate a new computer-based flight training program. Upon completion of its validation the computer-based program will replace the current training delivery medium, which are 35mm slide-based audio-visual tutorials. The evaluation approach is summative in nature, assessing the effectiveness of the fully operational CBT program. The selected evaluation design focuses on the overall value and benefits of a representative set of CBT lessons in terms of their effectiveness, efficiency, and user acceptance. Both subjective and objective data have been gathered via opinion surveys and flight simulator based performance tests. The intent is to identify a training evaluation methodology which can be comprehensive and tailored to future computer based training systems.


Training Evaluation Educational Computing Research Flight Training Boeing Commercial Airplane Flight Scenario 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Elfriedge F. Hofer
    • 1
  • Frank T. Ruggiero
    • 1
  1. 1.Customer Training & Flight Operations SupportBoeing Commercial Airplane GroupUSA

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