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Training high performance skills using above real-time trainingThe Above Real-Time Training (ARTT) concept is a unique approach to training high performance skills. ARTT refers to a training paradigm that places the operator in a simulated environment that functions at faster than normal time. Such a training paradigm represents a departure from the intuitive, but not often supported, feeling that the best practice is determined by the training environment with the highest fidelity. This approach is hypothesized to provide greater 'transfer value' per simulation trial, by incorporating training techniques and instructional features into the simulator. These techniques allow individuals to acquire these critical skills faster and with greater retention. ARTT also allows an individual trained in 'fast time' to operate at what appears to be a more confident state, when the same task is performed in a real-time environment. Two related experiments are discussed. The findings appear to be consistent with previous findings that show positive effects of task variation during training. Moreover, ARTT has merit in improving or maintaining transfer with sharp reductions in training time. There are indications that the effectiveness of ARTT varies as a function of task content and possibly task difficulty. Other implications for ARTT are discussed along with future research directions.
Document ID
19930015003
Document Type
Contractor Report (CR)
Authors
Guckenberger, Dutch (ECC International Corp. Orlando, FL, United States)
Uliano, Kevin C. (University of Central Florida Orlando., United States)
Lane, Norman E. (University of Central Florida Orlando., United States)
Date Acquired
September 6, 2013
Publication Date
January 1, 1993
Subject Category
BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES
Report/Patent Number
NASA-CR-192616
NAS 1.26:192616
Funding Number(s)
CONTRACT_GRANT: NAG2-750
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.

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