James M. Henry's scientific contributions

Publications (3)

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This report covers the first phase of a three phase project conducted under TAEG's Recruit Training Optimization project. The purpose of the project is to develop a design for optimizing the recruit training program to meet the needs of the Navy during the 1980's. At issue is how to most efficiently provide the Fleet with a qualified recruit gradua...
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The two-part report describes the Phase II findings of a two-phase study to determine if certain Marine Corps skill training requirements could be satisfied through contract with qualified commercial sources. The effort described in this report demonstrates the utility of the commercial contract concept. It addresses the major issues concerned with...
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This report presents a technique for choosing cost-effective instructional delivery systems for proposed training programs. It is the Training Effectiveness, Cost Effectiveness Prediction (TECEP) technique. It provides an orderly approach for the skilled training system designer to use in making delivery system choices during the conceptual design...

Citations

... Gagn6 (1972) argued that tasks may be classified with respect to a limited number of skill categories, and that each category had its own learning requirements. Braby, Henry, Parrish, and Swope (1975) took this reasoning one step further and developed unique training strategies for each of the skill types. Boldovici et al. (1977) reasoned that if tasks similar in underlying skills were trained together, economies in training could be realized. ...