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Tips for Trainers AWO Interregion Safety Committee
Group Exercise Take A Sheet of Paper and Briefly Write Down:Take A Sheet of Paper and Briefly Write Down: –Your 3 Best Training Experiences - Why –Your 3 Worst Training Experiences - Why –The Best Trainer You Ever Had - Why –The Worst Trainer You Ever Had - Why
Getting Ready to Learn to Learn PHYSIOLOGICAL SAFETY SOCIAL ESTEEM SELF ACTUALIZATION Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs – Applied to Training
Learning Stages Unconscious IncompetenceUnconscious Incompetence –“Dumb and Don’t Know It” Conscious IncompetenceConscious Incompetence –Realize How Much They Don’t Know Conscious CompetenceConscious Competence –Good and They Know It Unconscious CompetenceUnconscious Competence –“In a Rut”- Most Dangerous Be A Motivator Be A Confidence Builder Be A Coach and a Consultant Get Them Involved
Learning Progress Unawareness – Couldn’t Care Less Awareness – Notice, But Wonder If It’s True Interest – Maybe This Will Be Important Acceptance – Seems to Be True or Valuable Conviction – This is Important Commitment – This is Important and I Am Passionate about It!
Different Ways We Learn Auditory Learners – Learn by HearingAuditory Learners – Learn by Hearing –Recall Best What They Have Heard: Lecture and Feedback from Fellow Students Visual Learners – Learn by SeeingVisual Learners – Learn by Seeing –Key Points Written Down, PowerPoint, Flip Charts Hands-On Learners – Learn by DoingHands-On Learners – Learn by Doing –Role Playing, Group Exercises
A Mix of Learning Techniques The Most Effective MethodThe Most Effective Method –Hear It - Lecture –See it – PowerPoint, Flip Charts –Do It – Role Playing, Group Exercises
1.With Your Back to the Trainee, Ask Him/Her to Put on the Life Jacket 2.Ask the Audience to Help 3.Turn Around and Demonstrate --Till You Train Them-- Your Trainees Know Nothing Your Trainees Know Nothing Training Exercise
More Tips for Trainers Know Your AudienceKnow Your Audience Know the Reason for the TrainingKnow the Reason for the Training Know the EnvironmentKnow the Environment Develop Your PresentationDevelop Your Presentation Develop Your IntroductionDevelop Your Introduction Critique YourselfCritique Yourself ConclusionConclusion Follow UpFollow Up
Become Body Aware Avoid:Avoid: –Hands in Pockets –Rattling Pocket Coins –Repeating Expressions Such as “You Know” –Leaning on the Podium –Playing with Pens, Papers, Paper Clips, etc. –Pacing –Scratching –Playing with Hair –Rubbing Hands –Twisting Rings or Jewelry
Exercise: “Let’s Talk” 1.In Groups of Two, Talk to Your Partner About Anything for Two Minutes 2.Tell Your Partner What You Noticed About His/Her Nonverbal Behavior 3.Exchange Roles and Do the Same Thing 4.Now Each Team Talk without Any Nonverbal Movements Understanding Communication
Discussion Questions 1.Were You Aware of Your Nonverbal Movements in the First Conversation? 2.Did You Find Any of Your Partner’s Movements Distracting? 3.How Did It Feel When You Were Unable to Use Any Nonverbal Communication? 4.Was Your Communication as Effective?
Listening Average Adult Only Remembers 25 Percent of What He/She HearsAverage Adult Only Remembers 25 Percent of What He/She Hears How to Improve:How to Improve: –Don’t Jump to Conclusions –Judge Content, Not Delivery –Delay Evaluation –Listen for Ideas –Actively Work at Listening –Resist Distractions –Paraphrase
Why Trainers Ask Questions Get or Clarify InformationGet or Clarify Information Provide InteractionProvide Interaction Individual AttentionIndividual Attention An Opportunity for the Trainee to Share View PointAn Opportunity for the Trainee to Share View Point Rules for Questions 1.Address to Individual or Group 2.Make the Question “Open Ended” to Encourage Discussion 3.Provide Positive Support
Responding to Questions ListenListen –Be Objective –Don’t Interrupt RepeatRepeat –Direct the Question Back to the Group –Make Sure All Can Hear –Involve the Group RespondRespond –Briefly and Truthfully –Relate to Subject –It’s OK Not to Know
Presentation Skills Group Exercise In Groups:In Groups: –Elect a Spokesman and a Scribe –Spokesman Will Explain the Group’s List Share Your List With the Whole GroupShare Your List With the Whole Group List 1. 2.
Develop a List of “Training Best Practices” “Training Best Practices” Using What You Have Learned
Summary Trainees Have Basic Needs That Must Be Met for the Training to Be EffectiveTrainees Have Basic Needs That Must Be Met for the Training to Be Effective Overcoming Learning Obstacles:Overcoming Learning Obstacles: –Motivating, Coaching Learning Comes in StagesLearning Comes in Stages –Unawareness to Passion Different Ways of LearningDifferent Ways of Learning –Hearing, Seeing, Doing Basic TipsBasic Tips –Know: Who, Why What, Where Self AwarenessSelf Awareness
Nonverbal CommunicationNonverbal Communication –Use Gestures to Make Your Communications More Effective ListeningListening –Adults Remember Only 25 Percent of What They Hear Ask QuestionsAsk Questions –Open Ended, Positive Reinforcement Respond to QuestionsRespond to Questions –Listen, Repeat, Respond Enjoy Training! Summary, Cont.