The objective of this subcourse is to familiarize you with current
techniques of instruction including use of programmed texts, television, and
video tape; techniques of conducting an oral presentation including military
characteristics and procedural steps of an effective program for supervising
Most officers and senior noncommissioned officers have had training and
experience as instructors.
Therefore, this subcourse does not teach the
fundamentals and the basic techniques of instruction. Rather its purpose is
to provide an explanation of the current methods of instruction and the
techniques that you can use to improve the instruction in your unit.
As an officer or senior noncommissioned officer, you must supervise
instruction. You must make sure your men can learn and perform their tasks
to required standards.
This subcourse will teach you how to determine the
appropriateness of the instructional media, evaluate the quality of the
instructional media, evaluate the quality of the training, and supervise the
training in your unit in order to improve not only the soldiers' quality of
training but also their learning achievement.
This subcourse uses a programmed text format requiring you to interact
with the study materials.
It is in logically developed frames consisting
alternately of an information frame and a reinforcement frame.
information frame includes a requirement to complete or a response to
When you have done this, turn to the next page for the
reinforcement frame and the correct response. Compare your response with the
correct one and, when you are Satisfied with your understanding of the
correct response, proceed to the next information frame on the following
page. Repeat this process for the remaining frames in the subcourse.
The text is organized in horizontal frames with an upper and lower frame
on each page.
Work all the upper frames first until you are instructed to
return to an earlier page and work the lower frames.
This subcourse is based on FM 22-100, FM 101-5, and other material approved
for US Army Armor School instruction.
It reflects the current position of
the US Army Armor School and conforms to published Department of the Army
doctrine as of the date this edition was printed.
development and revision of resources may subject this text to change.
Answer the subcourse examination questions in light of information in this
subcourse, not on individual or unit experience.