Field and Technical Manuals (FMs and TMs)
Training Circulars (TCs)
Extension Training Courses
Subject Matter Experts (SMEs)
commercial texts or manufacturer's materials which may be copyrighted.
Other sister services may have manuals, films, and
extension courses which may be usable.
that lists all visual information material.
system, called Department of Defense Audiovisual
Information System (DAVIS), will be available through
the local Training and Audiovisual Support Centers
Evaluate the material. The worth of any instructional material is its
effectiveness with students. Evaluate the material on the basis of validity
and technical accuracies. Look for ideas you can use in your script. You
are not only evaluating the material to ensure technical accuracy, but you
are determining the appropriateness of the material to the training
Learning Event 2:
DEFINE TRAINING OBJECTIVES
The design and development of the course of instruction follows
systematic procedures. The Systems Approach to Training (SAT) model adapted
philosophy as well as the procedures used to develop lessons required to
conduct a course of instruction (Read TRADOC Pamphlet 351 series.).
means that in developing a lesson (or a script) you must ensure that it fits
into the total training program.
There will be times when you will have to develop
scripts for a general audience which do not fit into
any specific course of instruction; in this case the
mechanics of script writing will still apply.
Writing a script for the educational visual information program
requires that there be some purpose behind it; we should be training
individuals to do something.
This is commonly referred to as the
performance approach to training and it begins with the TRAINING OBJECTIVE.