Specially developed and tested for use in non-traditional learning environments, Becoming an Effective Trainer will help:
Becoming an Effective Trainer will encourage you to develop learners' learning skills and their personal awareness. This important new manual acts as:
Becoming an Effective Trainer focuses on:
Invaluable on its own, Becoming an Effective Trainer will also bring great benefits to anyone working with Gillian Squirrell's other manuals for developing learning activities for use in prison, probation, social and youth work settings, including professionals and volunteers who work in partnership with these agencies.
A4 wiro. 208 pages. 978-1-898924-26-5. Published 1998. £27.95.
The Learner and the Learning Process
How to inhibit and promote learning
The learning cycle
The Role of the Tutor
Promoting group, individual learning
Responsibilities for programme, resource, learner and self-management
Health and safety
Equality of opportunities
Essential tutoring skills
Working With Groups
Dysfunctional and functional groups
The roles of tutors and learners
Common group management problems
The physical environment
Effective communication and interactions
Looking at Assessmen
Using assessment issues and tools
Assessing learners' needs
Encouraging people to take responsibility for their own personal development and learning
Action Planning and Review
Purpose, form and formats for use in various settings
Setting success criteria
Measuring and rewarding progress
Marketing and Evaluation
Application of strategies in personal development and learning contexts
Examples of materials for use with learners
Using learners' feedback in future programme development
Roles of team members
Value of working as a team
Programme planning and course review
Peer evaluation, support and training
Being an Effective Trainer
Drawing the threads together
Summary of key learning points
Action planning for developing as an effective tutor.
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