Key Components of a Training Lesson Plan
My blog posts that offer a free training lesson plan template have been, by far, my most popular posts ever. In today’s 10-minute podcast, I share some thoughts on the key components of a lesson plan in the event you want to make your own template.
How do you train your colleagues how to train?
Do SMEs need to know about adult learning and levels of evaluation in order to be effective trainers? Ajay Pangarkar shares his thoughts on how you can help your colleagues and other SMEs be more effective, including some insights on how much “non-training” and “non-presentation skills” content is important.
What should a Train The Trainer session look like?
Getting our busy colleagues to take some time to think about how to deliver training in a virtual environment can be tricky. Here is a virtual train the trainer outline that you may find helpful.
What kind of facilitator are you?
The person delivering a training program matters at least as much as the actual instructional design. What kind of presenter are you?
Train-the-Trainer Lesson Plan: 4 Key Training Design Steps
Anchor, content, application, future use: 4 steps that can determine the effectiveness of your next training (if each step is delivered appropriately).
An Anchor Activity in Every Presentation
An anchor activity is a learning activity designed to anchor new content in a learner’s prior knowledge or experience. It’s a way to help learners establish a connection to otherwise new or unfamiliar information.
Case Study: The Impact of Training One Year After Launch
How often do we look back at the impact of our training programs a year (or more) after launch? Not often enough.
What’s the value of a train the trainer session?
Just training someone how to present doesn’t mean they’ll present any better than they used to.
Is it really a train the “trainer” session? Or is it a train the “SME” session?
Just getting in front of a room and sharing slides doesn’t make you a trainer. How you present your information matters more than your title, experience or credentials.
Is making someone use adult learning to present a form of hazing?
What does the movie “Dazed and Confused” have in common with adult learning principles?