Schedule for 7 August2001

Visit to UNITED STATES ARMY RESERVE READINESS TRAINING CENTER (ARRTC) FORT McCOY

On 7th August, conference participants enjoyed a real-time experience of state-of-the-art advanced learning technologies at theUnited States Army Reserve Readiness Training Centre (ARRTC), Fort McCoy, Wisconsin.


ARRTC Facility Dedicated in 1992

The ARRTC was established in 1975 and has grown to a present staff of 82 civilian employees and 80 soldiers. The ARRTC’s primary mission is to design and provide high quality training for the Full Time Support Force of the U.S. Army Reserve’s 205,000 soldiers.  It is the only institution designed to train U.S. Army Reserve military and civilian personnel.  The ARRTC executes its mission by using the latest learning techniques, including distributive learning (DL) technology.  The ARRTC’s DL Support Center can produce and deliver training via CD Rom, WEB, Video Teletraining, Video Graphics, Audio Graphics, and satellite.

The ARRTC has the ability to respond to a wide range of training needs.  The diversity of the staff and state-of-the-art resident campus, coupled with the DL Support Center’s capabilities enables the ARRTC to design and deliver tailored training to over 11,000 students each year.  The ARRTC adheres to strict educational and training standards so the developed training is doctrinally sound and effective for customers.  The technical proficiency of the staff is ensured through a proactive Staff and Faculty training program. The ARRTC promises to design and deliver meaningful and cost effective training to its customers.

Program at ARRTC

0700-0900

Visitors bus ride from Pyle Center, UW-Madison to ARRTC.

 

0900-0915

Visitors enter Building 50-room 125, and Break.

 

0915-0930

ARRTC welcome and overview of program (all, room 125) and divide conferees into

 groups A and B.

 

0930-1130

Group A:  Presentation of military advanced learning technology efforts, room 125

Group B:  Round robin demonstrations.  Heavy Equipment Tactical Transporter (HETT),SIM MAN (simulated human medical trainer), Scalable Alternative Deliverable Distance Learning Equipment (SADDLE), The Army Distance Learning Program’s (TADLP) Digital Training  Facility (DTF), Army Oil Analysis Program lesson via Audio Graphics, Distance Learning production lab, Video Tele-training (VTT) studios, and Chromakey process demonstration.

 

1130-1230

Lunch

 

1230-1245

Reassemble in room 125 for afternoon’s directions

 

1245-1445

Group A:  Round robin demonstrations.  Heavy Equipment Tactical Transporter (HETT),SIM MAN (simulated human medical trainer), Scalable Alternative Deliverable Distance Learning Equipment (SADDLE), The Army Distance Learning Program’s (TADLP) Digital Training  Facility (DTF), Army Oil Analysis Program lesson via Audio Graphics, Distance Learning production lab, Video Tele-training (VTT) studios, and Chromakey process demonstration.

Group B:  Presentation of military advanced learning technology efforts, room 125

 

1445-1500

Break

 

1500-1530

Q./A. session and farewell (all, room 125).

 

1530-1730

Visitors board buses and return bus ride from ARRTC

back to Pyle Center, UW-Madison.