to be described emphasize fast responsiveness in
e. The complementary capabilities of the various
preparation of audio-visual aids by television means.
a. The major source of training requirements for
photographic, and film distribution and utilization
conversion to television recording lies in ongoing U.S.
centers) need further integration and central supervision
Army instruction. This instruction is based upon an
of utilization from the overall audiovisual services
approved lesson plan which outlines the major points to
be taught. This outline is followed by the instructor
f. Loan of high cost equipment from pools is
presenting his lesson. During his presentation, he may,
encouraged in situations where equipment is not
resourcefulness, use charts, mock-ups, actual pieces of
equipment, and similar training aids.
g. The professional qualifications of specialists,
b. The criteria for selecting suitable on-going units
especially those newly entering the field as serve school
of instruction for subsequent conversion to television
graduates or from other sources must be further
recordings are simple and straightforward. They are as
improved by comprehensive on-the-job and related
(1) The opportunity to record the presentation
h . Orientation on supervision and management of
made by the best instructor.
audio-visual activities, and on optimum utilization of
completed, this recording can be used to
upgrade the effectiveness of other
noncommissioned officers, and DA civilians in
instructors of lesser ability and to lessen
the effects upon the course effectiveness
i. Peak efficiency in employment of resources and
when this outstanding instructor departs.
in technical operations, and the management thereof is
(2) The need to provide students with
closeups of equipment, devices, actions,
j. Technical quality of photographic and television
output must be constantly monitored.
In this application the
k. Efficient television production procedures
close-up advantages of the television
emphasizing rapidity, simplicity, and low costs must be
camera will be utilized.
(3) As an aid to teaching of manual skills. In
l. Additional coordination with other Services in
these applications the television recording
technical applications and cross servicing is
shows the student the correct way of
disassembling, repairing, putting together,
m. Users of photographic and television services
or manipulating tools and equipment. The
must ensure validity of their requests.
n. In some cases the diverse logistical
performance upon the skill and not to
requirements of photographic service and maintenance
substitute for actual student practice on
are not fulfilled responsively, thereby hindering
responsive audio-visual service to users.
c. From the pool of on-going military instruction,
o. The Defense General Supply Center should be
various hours of instruction can be selected using these
utilized to the greatest extent practicable to obtain
criteria. The next requirement is the conversion of the
audio-visual expendable materials.
selected subject matters into television recordings. The
recommended procedures are as follows:
p. Users should forward Equipment Improvement
(1) The lesson plan should be regarded as
Reports DA Form 2407 (maintenance Request) in
the framework or "preliminary script'" for
accordance with TM 38-750 in order to justify
producing the television presentation.
modification and improvements of equipment.
(2) In coordination ,with a training specialist,
q. There should be optimum use of staff pictorial
a television production specialist should
and audio-visual personnel.
view the instruction as it is going oil in the
4. Television Recordings To Fulfill Certain U.S.
classroom with a view to identifying
Army Military Training Requirements.
critical training incidents.
The following describes and recommends procedures
which will facilitate the conversion of military training
requirements into television recordings. The procedures