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Jared Freeman

Jared Freeman

Chief Scientist
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Jared FreemanJared has extensive experience investigating problem-solving by individuals and teams in real-world settings. From this research, Jared and his colleagues develop decision aids, training systems, measures of performance and communications, and organizational designs that support mission leaders and their staffs. Jared is the author of more than 125 articles in journals, proceedings, and books concerning these and related topics.

As Chief Scientist, Jared is responsible for aligning Aptima’s scientific and technical activities with the company’s strategic goals.

Jared holds a Ph.D. in Human Learning and Cognition from Columbia University and a M.A. in Educational Technology from Teachers College, Columbia University. He served as the Industry Chair of the National Defense Industry Association’s Human Systems Division 2018-2019. He is a Contributing Editor to the journal Human Factors and an occasional editor for other journals.

Notable Publications

Stacy, W. and Freeman, J. (In press). Training Objective Packages: A Mechanism for Enhancing the Effectiveness of Simulation-Based Training. Special Issue of Theoretical Issues in Ergonomic Science.

Stacy, W. and Freeman, J. (2016). Training Objective Packages: A Mechanism for Enhancing the Effectiveness of Simulation-Based Training. Special Issue of Theoretical Issues in Ergonomic Science.

Cohen, M.S., Freeman, J.T. and Thompson, B.B. (2015). Training the Naturalistic Decision Maker. In Don Harris and Wen – Chin Li (editors), Ashgate Library of Critical Essays on Human Factors in Aviation. Burlington, VT: Ashgate Press.

Dean, C. R., Freeman, J., & Puglisi, M. (2015). Supporting unit training management through mobile performance assessment tools. In Proceedings of Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation, and Education Conference (I/ITSEC 2015). Orlando, FL.

Dean, C., Puglisi, M., and Freeman, J. (2015). Supporting Unit Training Management Through Mobile Performance Assessment Tools. Proceedings of I/ITSEC 2015, Orlando, FL

Eslami, M., Freeman, J., and Pappada, S. (2015). Scheduling Training to Manage Acquisition & Decay. Proceedings of I/ITSEC 2015, Orlando, FL.

Freeman, J., Nicholson, D., Squire, P., and Bolton, A. (2015). Data Analytics & Tools for Agile Training & Readiness Assessment. I/ITSEC 2014, Orlando, FL.

Levchuk, G., Shebilske, W., and Freeman, J. (2012). A model-driven instructional strategy: The benchmarked experiential system for training (BEST). In P. J. Durlach & A. M. Lesgold (Eds.) Adaptive Technologies for Training and Education. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.

Shebilske, W., Gildea, K., Freeman, J., Levchuk, G. (2009). Optimizing Instructional Strategies: A Benchmarked Experiential System for Training (BEST). Theoretical Issues in Ergonomic Science. Special Issue on Optimizing Virtual Training Systems, v10 (3) May 2009 , pages 267 – 278.

Freeman, J.T., Thompson, B.T., and Cohen, M.S. (2000). Modeling and assessing domain knowledge using latent semantic indexing. Special Issue of Interactive Learning Environments.

Cohen, Marvin S., Freeman, Jared T. and Wolf, Steve. (1996). Meta-recognition in time- stressed decision making: Recognizing, critiquing, and correcting. Human Factors, 38(2), 206-219, Santa Monica, CA: HFES.

For more information about Jared’s publications, please contact aptima_info@aptima.com.

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