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Mark Schroeder-Strong

Mark Schroeder-Strong

Performance Assessment Technologies

Research Scientist

Mark Schroeder-Strong has experience and expertise in research design, research in applied settings, objective performance measurement, skill development and decay, and the assessment and improvement of training environments. He also has extensive experience in the use of objective measures in applied settings, and the impact of changes in training programs on readiness. At Aptima, Mark’s work involves the improvement of training programs by tracking trainee proficiencies, predicting future training needs, and providing instructors with recommendation and organizational tools to deliver just-in-time training.

Mark is also an Associate Professor of Educational Foundations at the University of Wisconsin – Whitewater, where he teaches courses in measurement and human development. His academic interests currently lie in how causality and determinism impact development, social and educational systems, and policies. Mark holds a Ph.D. in Urban Education/Educational Psychology from the University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee.

Notable Publications

Neubauer, P., Freiman, M., Schroeder, M., Starrett, J., Schreiber, B., & Watz, E. (2017). Predicting Pilot Proficiency with Interoperable Human Performance Assessment. Proceedings of the Simulation Interoperability Workshop – Winter 2018, 17-SIW-003.

Schroeder, M., Schreiber, B. T., Freiman, M., & Kegley, J. (2014). Training Effectiveness of the FA-18 Tactical Operational Flight Trainer (TOFT) Upgraded with a Motion-Cueing Seat and Improved Visual System.

Schroeder, M. P., Schreiber, B.T., & Bennett, W. A. (2013). Using Objective Performance Assessments in Applied Settings. In Fundamental Issues in Defence Training and Simulation, Best, C. (Ed.) Ashgate Publishing Ltd, Gower House, Croft Road, Aldershot, Hants, GU11 3HR, U.K.

Schreiber, B. T., Schroeder, M., Bennett, W. (2012). Distributed Mission Operations Within-Simulator Training Effectiveness. International Journal of Aviation Psychology

Schroeder, M., Schreiber, B.T., & Portrey, A. (2011). The Effect of Changes in Live Flight Requirements on Pilot Readiness. (AFRL-RH-AZ-TR-2011-0011). Mesa AZ: Air Force Research Laboratory, Human Effectiveness Directorate, Warfighter Readiness Research Division. Public release.

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