8 Tips for Engaging Adult Learners – 1 & 2

This is the first of 4 posts that provide and discuss tips for Engaging Adult Learners in the training process. This post discusses: the importance of Knowing the Topic and How it Relates to the Work Environment, and Aligning With Other Training and Consider Any Sequential Leaning That May Be Required.

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A 21st Century Bad Habit

Wow! Everyone’s so impatient. It’s really hard to get anyone’s attention. Especially when conducting training. We need to be a bit more patient, and a great deal more inquisitive. There’s a lot we don’t know, so if we take the time to slow down, listen and learn we just might “See the Big Picture”. Take a deep breath everyone!

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Is Safety Training The Solution?

When an unsafe behavior or action is observed, or there is an incident one common response is to re-train those involved. The underlying assumption is that the error or behavioral choice was made due to a lack of awareness or safety training. It’s my experience that this often isn’t the case. Beginning today, we will introduce ANSI Z490.0 – 2009 and begin to look the use training and how we can make it more effective.

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