Presentation on theme: "A General Framework for Developing Military Training Apps on Android Devices Presented at I/ITSEC 2012 Jeremy Ludwig Stottler Henke Associates."— Presentation transcript:
A General Framework for Developing Military Training Apps on Android Devices Presented at I/ITSEC 2012 Jeremy Ludwig Stottler Henke Associates
Benefits of making training available anytime, anywhere: +Performance +Engagement +Usefulness Challenges Creating apps Competing for attention w/ other apps Mobile Training
Specific Objective Create a general framework for deploying Android training apps for mobile training: Utilize existing content Does not require significant time from instructors to create a custom app Does not require access to technical staff Existing training materials Custom App Website
References Click on an item to view.Search in the document.
Flash Cards Selection Scoring A series of screens to read and answer each question
Quiz Show Join or start a quiz show To start, select a question set and then wait for players to join. To join, click on a game and wait for it to start.
Quiz Show (cont.) Question presented similar to Flash Cards First to select correct answer wins Running scoreboard at top Scoreboard presented at end
App Authoring Name Icon PDF files Video files XML files via Excel
Web-based App Authoring
App Framework Activities driven by content References Videos Flash Cards Quiz Show
Results Informal demonstration: 14 personnel: educators, instructor pilots, test pilots, and advanced aviator/aircrew students. No direction other than the power button
Feedback Existing Features +References +Self-study ?Group-study New Features Improve existing activities Expand content types iPhone Other Apps
Conclusion Towards a general framework for deploying Android training apps for mobile training: Requirements Framework Feedback Functional, but more work required: Iterative framework improvements Pilot study