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Correlating Military and Civilian Education Methods of Instruction (Archived)

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February 22, 2018

1:00–2:00 pm EDT (Expired)

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The military has a need for comprehensive and lasting education and training. This is essential for the accomplishing the assigned mission. The methods of instruction are comprehensive and directed toward the application of the subject learned. The correlation examples are discussed on the community and university levels.

The lessons plans for the most part are composed of four elements: the theory, the application the relevance and retention. The goal in basic terms is having command of the subject matter, how it is applied  and its usefulness for the job assignment, and being able to recall at  a later date to use what has been learned.

With respect for Blooms taxonomy, learning in the military is slight different in its purpose and long term goals. Military has a limited amount of time for instruction, often various circumstances demanding in depth comprehension and the ability to recall and

implement the information in situations that may not have been discussed in a classroom.

One of the foundations of education, training and comprehensive learning in the military is the time allotted for classroom study combined with field study and application.

Many military classes are held for five to ten days containing five to six hours a day or 50 hours a week and practical and written testing. Where civilian classes are two and a half hours twice a week for 16 weeks, or 40 hours of class room instruction. Civilian instruction offer two or thee quizzes and a final examination usually without any practical testing.

One of the many description of military education is in a simple statement. "We see several marginal people enter the military, but none come out marginal. They leave having a strong sense of  community involvement,  leadership skills and responsibility.

The webinar will cover curriculum construction and lesson plan development.


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