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Tables of Contents for Enhancing Stability and Professional Development Using Distance Learning
Chapter/Section Title
Page #
Page Count
Preface
iii
Figures
vii
Tables
ix
Summary
xi
Acknowledgments
xvii
Glossary
xix
Introduction
1
10
Background
1
2
Research Focus and Purpose of This Report
3
2
DL and the Quality of Training and Education
5
4
How This Report Is Organized
9
2
The Problem of Turbulence
11
8
The Recent Time on Station (TOS) Picture
12
2
Turbulence: Good and Bad
14
1
Turbulence and DL
15
4
A DL Example: Captains Career Courses
19
26
Purpose and Analytical Approach
19
2
The Armor Captains Career Course
21
7
The Reserve Component Course as a Model
21
1
The Active Component Course
22
1
Alternatives
23
5
Results of Case Analysis
28
4
TDY Only
28
1
Separate TDYs for Each Training Event
28
1
TDY or PCS
28
2
PCS, but Shortened Course
30
2
Available Days Sensitive to Degree of DL Conversion
32
2
Estimating Costs and Savings
34
8
PCS and TDY Costs
36
2
Sensitivity of Results to Cost Factors and Course Length
38
4
Career Courses in General
42
3
Extending the Analysis to TDY Courses
45
6
Methodology and Data Sources for Analysis of TDY Courses
46
1
Applying the Methodology to Other TDY Courses
47
4
Basic Noncommissioned Officer Course for Artillery and Signal NCOs
47
2
Other TDY Professional Development Courses
49
1
Skill Level 1 Courses
49
1
Short-Duration Courses
50
1
Other Extensions of Distance Learning's Potential
51
6
Military Training Benefits
52
2
General Education Benefits
54
3
Conclusion
57
4
Summary of Stability Enhancement Findings
57
1
Concluding Remarks and Recommendations
58
3
References
61
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