Vignette Development Tool

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Office of the Secretary of Defense
Amount:
$744,541.00
Award Year:
2003
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase II
Contract:
N61339-02-C-0157
Award Id:
54772
Agency Tracking Number:
O012-0132
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
1750 Commerce Center Blvd. North, Fairborn, OH, 45324
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
095201000
Principal Investigator:
KarolRoss
Sr. Research Associate
(763) 561-0202
karol@decisionmaking.com
Business Contact:
BarbaraLaw
Contracting Officer
(937) 873-8166
law@decisionmaking.com
Research Institute:
n/a
Abstract
Distance learning is rapidly becoming a key component in training tomorrow's soldiers, sailors, and aircrews. Among the new training techniques is the use of vignettes that pose realistic scenarios to which trainees must respond, enabling intense focus onspecific learning points and the sharing of expertise across trainees. Combining low-fidelity production with high-cognitive-fidelity content, vignettes are filling the gaming niche between procedural training and full-scale simulations. But experience indeveloping online vignettes is a rare commodity, particularly within the military. A vignette development tool to aid training developers in creating high-quality, online vignettes is needed to support the many challenging aspects of the developmentprocess. This proposed Phase II effort will expand and refine the Vignette Development Process designed in Phase I, develop a process for vignette-specific knowledge elicitation, and build the Vignette Development Tool (VDT). Functions of the VDT willinclude a Knowledge Elicitation Process Module, a repository/database to store vignette

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