Geospatial Training

Curriculum Development

Our staff provides a wide range of support for curriculum development and production. We have instructional systems designers who develop instructional material from concept to delivery in the classroom. Our curriculum developers follow the ADDIE model of Analysis, Design, Develop, Implement, and Evaluate for courseware development of classroom or online delivery. For new development, the analysis step includes a training needs assessment according to the National Geospatial-Intelligence College (NGC) standards. This includes meeting with the key stakeholders to review the requirements, objectives, and desired end-state of the course. During the design phase, the methods of delivery are established based on the level of learning required for the course being developed. Once this is complete, the developers coordinate with subject matter experts to produce the course content. After the course content is sufficiently developed, it is passed to the instructional staff for implementation testing. As courses are being tested, the students validate the objectives, levels of learning, and congruency of examinations.

Subject Matter Experts

Our subject matter experts lend their experience to the development of practical exercises to ensure a more complete understanding of the delivered lessons. The subject matter experts also follow the ADDIE model for instructional design as they provide more technical input into the instructional content of a course. This work includes a detailed understanding of software applications, data structure, databasing techniques, and course outcomes.