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Using Social Media with GIFT to Crowd-source and Enhance Learning Content

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Using Social Media with GIFT to Crowd-source and Enhance Learning Content
The US Army recognizes that enterprises that excel at incorporating their latest learning into the mainstream processes of their operations are able to capture and maintain a competitive edge. Among the goals of the Army Learning Concept 2015 is enabling all soldiers to participate in the creation and updating of training without increasing the workload of instructors. In addition to the Generalized Intelligent Framework for Tutoring (GIFT), the Army Research Laboratory (ARL) has funded a Social Media Framework (SMF) that enables an organization to crowd-source and crowd-vet new content and improvements to existing courses. The research questions we seek to answer in our current research include the extent to which the SMF and GIFT can: (a) promote critical thinking, collaboration, adaptability, effective communication, and problem solving; (b) help close the gap between formal training and operational application of the training to missions in the field; (c) reduce the time required t...
Irene T. Boland, Rodney A. Farmer, Doug Raum, Dan
Added 14 Apr 2016
Updated 14 Apr 2016
Type Journal
Year 2015
Where AIED
Authors Irene T. Boland, Rodney A. Farmer, Doug Raum, Dan Silverglate, Ed Sims
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