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    • “ Trainer Toolbox Upgrade” Dr. Greg Williams April 5, 2008
    • Dr. Greg Williams
      • Director & Clinical Assistant Professor
      • University Maryland, Baltimore County
      • Instructional Systems Development
      • [email_address]
      • www.umbc.edu/isd
    • Agenda – Part 1 Introduction & Overview Adult Learning Principles & Exercise Instructional Strategies, Learner Engagement & Exercise BREAK
    • Agenda - Part 2 Informal Learning & Exercise Real Problems Exercise (as instructors) Resources Wrap-Up & Closing Thoughts
    • Class Assessment & Concerns Exercise
    • Real Problems or Challenges
      • Teaching & learning related
      • Write on index card
      • We’ll use later this morning
    • Opening Video
    • “ When you have a bad day, somebody dies”
      • Firefighter Lt. “Bull” McCaffrey to his “probie” younger brother Brian McCaffrey in the movie “Backdraft”
    • Adult Learning Principles
    • Quiz on Adult Learners
      • Characteristics of adult learners?
      • How do adults learn best?
      • Motivators for adult learners?
      • Impact on teaching & learning?
    • Adult Learner Characteristics
    • Adult Learner Characteristics
      • Wealth of experience & knowledge
      • Established values, beliefs & opinions
      • Self-directing
      • Relate new content to old content
      • Want to apply what they learn
      • Problem-centered learning orientation
    • Adult Learning Principles: Motivation
      • Life changing events
      • Have direct 7 specific needs
      • Want meaningful & relevant content
      • Outcome & goal-oriented
      • E.g. Alzheimer’s & MCI
    • Adult Learning Principles: Motivation
      • Self-directed, but not isolated
      • Have rich experience
      • Have specific needs
      • Want to apply what they learn
    • Adult Learning Principles: In the Classroom
      • Comfortable climate
      • (physically & psychologically)
      • Learn from peers (instructor too)
      • Instructor as teacher & facilitator
    • Adult Learning Principles: In the Classroom
      • Reinforcement, rewarded are learned best, e.g. participation
      • Interaction is a key
      • Feedback
    • Exercise Everyone is a Teacher
    • Instructional Strategies
    • Instructional Strategies
      • Way to achieve learning objective
      • Should appeal to different learners
      • Preferred learning style (e.g. lobster)
      • Effective strategies engage learners
    • Instructional Strategies Examples
      • Case study
      • Drill & practice
      • Debates
      • Discussion
      • Field trips/observation
      • Games
    • Instructional Strategies Examples
      • Group projects
      • Labs
      • Lecture
      • Panel discussion
      • Problem-based learning
    • Instructional Strategies Examples
      • Questioning techniques
      • Role play
      • Scaffolding
      • Simulations
      • Storytelling
    • Exercise Instructional Strategy Video Critic
    • Exercise Instructional Strategy In the News
    • Instructional Strategies Stories & Emotions
    • Instructional Strategies Stories & Emotions
      • Meaningful & relevant
      • Deepest learning linked with emotions
      • Usually one of life’s lessons
      • e.g. Mike’s joyride,
    • Learner Engagement
    • Learner Engagement
    • Learner Engagement
    • Learner Engagement
      • What is it
      • Importance
      • Link to adult learning principles
      • Link to instructional stragtegies
      • Active involvement
      • Feedback
    • Learner Engagement
      • M.I.T.’s Dr. Walter Lewin
    • Lecture
    • Lecture & PowerPoint
    • If You Must Lecture
      • Grab their attention at the start
      • State objectives
      • Don’t read notes/slide verbatim
      • Ask periodic questions
      • Mix with other instructional strategies
      • Keep to minimum, 15-20 min max
    • If You Must Lecture
      • Use examples
      • Play devil’s advocate
      • Use props, graphics, slides
      • Incorporate stories
      • State objectives
      • Summarize main points at end
    • Evaluation The 2 minute evaluation
    • Informal Learning
    • Informal Learning "The best learning happens in real life with real problems and real people and not in classrooms." Charles Handy
    • Informal Learning Video
    • Informal Learning
      • Most learning not learned in class
      • Learning is process, not an event
      • Learning is social
      • People love to learn, but hate to be taught
    • Informal Learning
      • Will grow with technology
      • Conditions that support
      • Impact on classroom teaching
      • How can we use it?
    • Peer Consultation Exercise in Informal Learning
    • Obstacles Exercise
    • Real Problems Exercise (as an instructor)
    • Resources & Tools
    • Questions & Discussion
    • Closing Thoughts
      • Your job is very important
      • “ Winter Cruise in Upstate NY”
      • We could be heros
    • Dr. Greg Williams
      • Director & Clinical Assistant Professor
      • UMBC
      • 410-455-6773
      • [email_address]
      • www.umbc.edu/isd