They are less forgiving about poorly prepared instructors, having questionable expertise, and not having suitable supplementary materials.They value their own life experience (for good reason) and want to share and discuss it in small groups and as a class.As they know the world to be complex, they expect to learn multiple ways of solving problems and to have discretion in applying the material.
Don’t stand in front of the screen, don’t walk in front of it, make sure it’s big enough to be seen in the back, get the lighting right
Make sure we can read the numbers or understandMake sure you know where it came fromMake sure the original is in the handouts for me to look at up close
Certainly a difference between the two, but check the body language and tone of voice that you use especially at first meeting. Not just attendees but also support staff at facility, local EO, etc.Over-confidence is just as reckless as underconfidence.
Fix it and move on. Remember technology WILL fail at some point. Be able to move on without it.
Make sure they know you care about them. It’s not about what you do, it’s about what they should do. Make sure you ask yourself if your topic and instruction is to help them improve or is it to show off your skills and knowledge? Presentation is key.
Be prepared for a question that you either don’t have the answer for, or that you answer incorrectly. We all make mistakes. Admit to yours and move on.
Get yourself and your presentation going the same direction.
Train the trainer part 1
Comunicación y Gerencia<br />Train the Trainer<br />10 Comandments Series <br />Spring 2010<br />
Too much text?<br />Make sure that every word you are going to say is not on your slide<br />If you are simply reading from the slides, your audience will decide that either you have some kind of problem remembering or you think they are stupid.<br />If you use slides to support your comments instead of to make them for you, you will have more success.<br />Also,font sizes that are too small make it difficult for anyone to read. Colors can also create problems. <br />