Courseware Development


CV-22 Osprey Courseware

CV-22 Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) Aircrew and Maintenance training products instruct Air Force learners in a wide range of topics.  Maintenance personnel in five specialties are trained in the theory of operation, maintenance procedures and troubleshooting techniques required for the revolutionary Osprey tilt rotor aircraft. The Pilot and Special Mission Aviation curriculums include: Initial Qualification, Requalification, Instructor Preparatory, and Continuation Training.  This SCORM conformant courseware leverages the Advanced Sequencing and Navigation rules present in the SCORM 2004 standard and high-resolution graphics and animations combined with information and procedures extracted from the Interactive Electronic Technical Manual (IETM) and Flight Manual.

F-35 Lightning II Courseware

The F-35 courseware introduces the aircraft and all of its systems and capabilities to both maintainers and pilots.  The Interactive Courseware (ICW) provides the foundation for all subsequent training.  Our sound instructional design principles produce topics, lessons, and units that allow the learner to master basic knowledge of the aircraft before advanced system-specific knowledge is introduced.  The training instructs over 50 skillsets covering all three U.S F-35 variants (Air Force, Navy, and USMC) as well as a number of foreign military customers.  Because the evolving nature of this emerging aircraft demands training be frequently revised, the courseware is designed to allow updates to be done once and then shared with all target audiences.

Complementing the F-35 courseware is enhanced training developed for the F135 engine.  While the basics of the F135 engine are included within the F-35 courseware, some learners receive more detailed training related to depot-level engine component repair and replacement.  The same high-fidelity interactive graphics in the courseware are re-purposed in an F135 Electronic Training Aid (ETA).  The ETA is used in the classroom to highlight, isolate/restore, separate/join, and cross-section any system of the F135 engine in a high-resolution virtual environment.

HH-60W Combat Rescue Helicopter Courseware

The HH-60W Combat Rescue Helicopter (CRH) courseware trains Air Force learners in the safe operation and maintenance of the United States Air Force’s newest vertical lift aircraft.  The courseware is based on the results of an exhaustive analysis of training requirements and methods conducted by LSI, and is built using the latest technologies including interoperability with an S1000D Common Source Database (CSDB) and Interactive Electronic Technical Manual (IETM).  The training materials employ the HTML5 standard for maximum compatibility with current and future delivery systems.  HH-60W courseware instructs maintainers and operators including Pilot, Special Missions Aviation, and nine maintenance specialties.  This advanced training leverages today’s leading-edge capabilities to better prepare safe, effective and mission-ready combat rescue crews and maintainers.

Courseware Development Tools

Venus 2 Enterprise (V2E) is LSI’s premier courseware development tool.  While we also employ Commercial Off The Shelf (COTS) development tools, V2E provides our customers with a powerful, customizable solution that creates SCORM 2004 complaint training, and apps for mobile devices (iOS and Android), from the same training content - build it once and deploy on multiple platforms.  V2E courseware can synchronize learner data (progress, metrics, assessment scores, etc.) with either a traditional SCORM Learning Management System (LMS) or with an Experience API (xAPI) Learning Record Store (LRS).  V2E training content conforms to the latest internet browser standard, HTML5.  By embracing the HTML5 standard, LSI has eliminated the need for third party plugins, ensuring compatibility now and in the future.  The V2E tool itself is scalable, easily supporting large development teams in a server-based enterprise environment and also functioning as a stand-alone editor on a desktop workstation.