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CRITICALLY EXAMINING TRAINING
EXAMPLE VIDEOS FOR LEARNING
ABOUT TRAIN-THE-TRAINER
PROGRAMS AND SUPPORTING
DEVELOPMENT OF M...
CRITICAL THINKING IN THE
MANAGEMENT CLASSROOM
•Has been argued to be crucial for management
education (Cunliffe, 2004; Smi...
MY CLASS CONTEXT
•OLS 37500- Training Methods
•Teach students about how to design and
run training programs in organizatio...
TRAIN THE TRAINER TRAINING
•Train-the-trainer programs are designed to
introduce new and experienced trainers to fresh
met...
FOCUS OF CLASS PERIOD
•Help students understand why we might do
train the trainer programs
•Really consider the issue of w...
TRAIN THE TRAINER EXAMPLE
•Toastmasters International
•http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vuzRANoefpw
•(Other video used https...
POST VIEWING DISCUSSION
•Usually free form with topics that arise
•What was effective or ineffective?
•What makes someone ...
POTENTIAL APPLICATIONS IN OTHER
CLASSES
•Watch a video about an organization strategy
and discuss its strengths and weakne...
PITFALLS AND ISSUES FOR CLASS
•Are we learning or just making fun?
•Keeping on point
•Make sure right lessons
•Not being c...
QUESTIONS & DISCUSSION
• How do you help students develop critical thinking
skills?
• What might work in your class contex...
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Schmidt (2015 OBTC) Critically examining training example videos for learning about train the trainer programs

June 17th 2015 at the 2015 OBTC Conference at the University of LaVerne in La Verne, California

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Schmidt (2015 OBTC) Critically examining training example videos for learning about train the trainer programs

  1. 1. CRITICALLY EXAMINING TRAINING EXAMPLE VIDEOS FOR LEARNING ABOUT TRAIN-THE-TRAINER PROGRAMS AND SUPPORTING DEVELOPMENT OF MANAGEMENT CRITICAL THINKING SKILLS GORDON B. SCHMIDT ORGANIZATIONAL LEADERSHIP IPFW OBTC FRIDAY JUNE 19TH
  2. 2. CRITICAL THINKING IN THE MANAGEMENT CLASSROOM •Has been argued to be crucial for management education (Cunliffe, 2004; Smith, 2014; Welsh & Dehler, 2013) •students cannot just take reality as it first appears •need to critically examine the nature of reality and own actions
  3. 3. MY CLASS CONTEXT •OLS 37500- Training Methods •Teach students about how to design and run training programs in organizational settings •Understand general principles of training and running a training program •Need to consider impact of elements and work environment
  4. 4. TRAIN THE TRAINER TRAINING •Train-the-trainer programs are designed to introduce new and experienced trainers to fresh methods for effective training •Get the trainer prepared to effectively give the training •Have been shown to help effectiveness (Baron-Donovan et al., 2005; Reivich, Seligman & McBride, 2011)
  5. 5. FOCUS OF CLASS PERIOD •Help students understand why we might do train the trainer programs •Really consider the issue of what makes someone an effective trainer •This is done by watching 2 actual train the trainer type videos and critically examining their effectiveness
  6. 6. TRAIN THE TRAINER EXAMPLE •Toastmasters International •http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vuzRANoefpw •(Other video used https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5E5Rm76UUIA)
  7. 7. POST VIEWING DISCUSSION •Usually free form with topics that arise •What was effective or ineffective? •What makes someone an effective trainer? •Is trainer experienced and knows material? •How might we parcel credit/blame for training content on trainer vs. developer? •Students consider what is a good trainer and recognize errors that can take place
  8. 8. POTENTIAL APPLICATIONS IN OTHER CLASSES •Watch a video about an organization strategy and discuss its strengths and weaknesses •Watch example of leader dealing with an issue and discuss how effective the solution was •More in depth video case studies or analysis possible
  9. 9. PITFALLS AND ISSUES FOR CLASS •Are we learning or just making fun? •Keeping on point •Make sure right lessons •Not being critical just to be critical
  10. 10. QUESTIONS & DISCUSSION • How do you help students develop critical thinking skills? • What might work in your class context? • This presentation can be found on Slideshare • You can also email me at: schmidtg@ipfw.edu • Or message me on LinkedIn: • https://www.linkedin.com/pub/gordon- schmidt/13/a90/891

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