Toolkit for Training Disparately Skilled Participants

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Navy
Amount:
$70,000.00
Award Year:
2009
Program:
STTR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
N68335-09-C-0342
Award Id:
90264
Agency Tracking Number:
N09A-007-0001
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
2310 Bamboo Drive STE J303, Arlington, TX, 76006
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
622975998
Principal Investigator:
VC Ramesh
CEO
(817) 652-3190
vcr@vcrsoft.com
Business Contact:
VC Ramesh
CEO
(817) 652-3190
vcr@vcrsoft.com
Research Institution:
University of Central Florida
Tom O''Neal
12201 Research Parkway
Suite 501
Orlando, FL, 32826-3246
(407) 882-1120
Nonprofit college or university
Abstract
In any large-scale training exercise, it is difficult to provide all trainees with training objectives commensurate with their skills levels, experience or expertise. There are three main components needed for the solicited toolkit. The toolkit must provide suitable algorithms for assessment and classification of task-specific skill levels of individuals, units and teams. Based on such skill-level identification, the toolkit must help instructors assign challenging training objectives to each participant, unit and team. Once the objectives have been assigned and the exercise carried out, the toolkit should enable instructors and evaluators to assess participant performance relative to skill levels identified initially. We propose one such toolkit which is grounded in accepted cognitive principles of large-scale team training.

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