PENSACOLA, Fla. (NNS) -- The Center for Naval Aviation Technical Training (CNATT) released upgraded Basic and Aviation Corrosion Control Courses in August.
The courses, which were originally converted to Web-based training formats in 2002, required reformatting to meet Navy/Marine Corps Intranet and Integrated Learning Environment (ILE) specifications.
The conversion of courseware is a major project within the scope of the Revolution in Navy Training, the Navy's initiative to enhance and upgrade training content and delivery.
In July 2003, the Basic and Aviation Corrosion Control courses were posted to Navy eLearning for student enrollment, but within a few months, technical challenges forced a review of the courseware. CNATT's Training Directorate was notified in November 2003 that units were having difficulty accessing the courseware from the NMCI seats and quite a few legacy seats. After further research, it was determined that the existing courseware would need to be formatted to meet the requirements of NMCI, as well as the ILE.
"This is a premier example of what we mean when we talk about the development process," said CNATT Training Director, Marine Lt. Col. Mark Molitor. "It doesn't stop with the development of a solution, it continues with constant reviews and assessments, and is followed by upgrades, reformats, deletions and additions to ensure our Sailors are not only being given the most appropriate training, in the most effective and efficient means, but that we are working within the framework of supporting systems and architecture. In this case, NMCI has certain technical requirements that we did not accommodate for at first."
CNATT took on this problem, and with the help of the Naval Personnel Development Command (NPDC), both courses were reformatted according to specifications of the Navy's Learning Management and Learning Content Management Systems, and are again deliverable through Navy Knowledge Online, while conforming to the technical requirements of NMCI.
To access either the Basic Corrosion or Aviation Corrosion Control Courses, visit the Education page on Navy Knowledge Online at www.nko.navy.mil and click on Navy eLearning. Under Browse Categories, search U.S. Department of Navy Courses, General Aviation Training.
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