Air Force Training Program

Topics: Arithmetic mean, Statistics, Null hypothesis Pages: 4 (1335 words) Published: December 1, 2010
Air Force Training Program

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
An Air Force introductory course in electronics uses a personalized system of instruction whereby each student views a videotaped lecture and then is given a programmed instruction text. The students work with the text until they have completed the training and passed the test. The pace at which the students complete the course varies and the faster students wait until the others complete before the entire group proceeds further. An alternative system, whereby students viewed the same video-taped lecture and then guided by computer-assisted instruction in place of the programmed text, was proposed. It is the goal of the institute to analyze and compare the efficiencies of both the methods and then to determine the most efficient method of training. Statistical analysis was performed to determine the method that had better pace and consistency of completion. From the analysis, it was concluded that the computer-assisted method enabled more students to complete the course together than before but not sooner on an average. Additional data and a more effective method of testing is required in order to predict more accurately the efficient method that can be used as the training program in the future.

TABLE OF CONTENTS
Case Background----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 4 Statistical Analysis---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 5 Results & Findings---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 6 Conclusion-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 6 References---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 7

CASE BACKGROUND
An Air Force training institute had conducted a study in order to evaluate...
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