is more to being a good instructor than having
students, books and a room!"
Train-the Trainer Worskhop
Sponsored by the
Center for the Advancement of Process Technology
August 23, 2003
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
College of the Mainland, Texas City
Dr. John H. Reed, President - The Learning Business, L.L.C.
Enrollment limited to the first 40 individuals that
Reed holds a PhD in Training and Development, a Masters in Teaching
and an MBA. He has more than 30 years of experience working for top
Fortune corporations in management and professional positions in training,
financial, organizational and computer systems coordination, analysis
and design. He is currently a senior instructor and instructor mentor
in the graduate business program for the University of Phoenix. He previously
served as an instructor and course administrator in the military.
Topics that will be covered in the workshop are:
Styles - appreciating, developing and capitalizing on the diversity
in learning and teaching styles; includes a learning styles inventory
Characteristics of Adult Learners - what motivates adults to
learn and how do you incorporate that in the classroom.
Facilitation as a Teaching and Learning Style - learning is
about interaction, sharing, trying and making mistakes. Facilitation
falls between lecture and self-study. Addresses the roles and responsibilities
of a good classroom facilitator.
Key Classroom Delivery Methods - a review/discussion of the
many key teaching/learning methods available to the instructor in
Evaluation and Feedback - types of tests, how to write good
tests and test questions, how to evaluate test questions, student
Lesson Plans and Syllabus’ - the syllabus as a contract,
the lesson plan as a review and outline to prepare for the next class.
Key components of each.
Preparing the Classroom - if anything can go wrong, it will:
Murphy’s Law. Making sure your classroom is ready before the
students get there.
will receive A Guide to Classroom Instruction for Adjunct Faculty
written by Dr. Reed and published by the American Chemical Society.
In addition, a stipend of $60.00 will be provided to each participant
who attends the entire workshop. Lunch will be provided.
A limited number of scholarships are available through the Texas Collaborative's
Center for Career and Personal Development. Contact Don
Bass via email for more information: [email protected].