Description : The Aviation Instructor’s Handbook is a world-class educational reference tool developed and designed for ground instructors, flight instructors, and aviation maintenance instructors. This information-packed handbook provides the foundation for beginning instructors to understand and apply the fundamentals of instructing. It also provides aviation instructors with detailed, up-to-date information on learning and teaching, and how to relate this information to the task of conveying aeronautical knowledge and skills to students. Experienced aviation instructors will also find the new and updated information useful for improving their effectiveness in training activities. No aviation instructor’s library is complete without the up-to-date Aviation Instructor’s Handbook.
Description : Scores of competent Bible instructors have contributed experiences and observations for the pages of this long awaited handbook of counsel and instruction in the art of giving Bible readings. The personal and spiritual requirements for Bible teaching, the problems that confront every Bible instructor, the psychology of approach, the various methods of cooperating with evangelistic efforts, sample outline studies--all form a part of the contents of this volume. It will prove not only a handbook of procedure for beginners but also a real inspiration to seasoned workers in the field of evangelism. Every pastor and evangelist as well as their Bible assistants and lay workers, will find it useful.
Description : The Excellent Online Instructor is a guide for new and seasoned faculty who teach online, those responsible for training and developing online instructors, and administrators who must evaluate online faculty performance. This comprehensive resource describes the qualities of and explains how one can become an excellent online instructor. Written by Rena M. Palloff and Keith Pratt—noted experts in online instruction—the book Includes models based in adult learning principles and best practices Offers guidelines to test instructors' readiness to teach online Contains ideas for overcoming faculty resistance Reveals how to develop an effective mentoring program Shows how to establish a long-term faculty development effort Praise for The Excellent Online Instructor "Palloff and Pratt have a profound understanding of the online educational milieu, its complexities and challenges as well as the potential it opens up to serious educators dedicated to exploiting its full value. Practical and down-to-earth strategies are at the core of what the authors offer the reader in this engaging book." —Michael J. Canuel, CEO, LEARN Quebec "This book examines best practices for effective online teaching and instructor engagement and provides a concise plan for faculty development and effective training methods. Rena Palloff and Keith Pratt have provided another essential resource for the field of online teaching and learning that is a must-read for anyone working with faculty or teaching online in either higher education or K–12." —Kaye Shelton, dean, Online Education, Dallas Baptist University "Whether you are guiding departmental faculty or looking to improve your own online skills, Palloff and Pratt provide practical steps, tools to organize your processes, best practices to emulate, and valuable resources to help you achieve excellence online." —Lynn Olson, dean, Graduate and Professional Studies, St. Joseph's College Online
Description : The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC), and the International Society of Fire Service Instructors (ISFSI) are pleased to bring you Fire and Emergency Services Instructor: Principles and Practice, Third Edition. With a full library of technological resources to engage candidates and assist instructors, Fire and Emergency Services Instructor takes training off the printed page. This text meets and exceeds all of the job performance requirements (JPRs) for Fire and Emergency Services Instructor I, II, and III, as well as two new levels for Live Fire Instructor and Live Fire Instructor-in-Charge, of the 2019 Edition of NFPA 1041, Standard for Fire and Emergency Services Instructor Professional Qualifications. Innovative features include: Rapid access of content through clear and concise Knowledge and Skills Objectives with page number references and NFPA 1041 correlations Promotion of critical thinking and classroom discussion through the "Training Bulletin" and "Incident Report" features "JPRs in Action" feature identifying the specific responsibilities of the Fire and Emergency Services Instructor I, II, and III relating to the job performance requirements (JPRs) Tips geared toward the company-level instructor, department training officer, and training program manager offering instruction techniques, test writing and evaluation pointers, and helpful notes on communication and curriculum delivery Realistic instructor scenarios with questions designed to provoke critical thinking in the learning environment New to the Third Edition: In-depth discussion of student-centered learning Learner-centered teaching methods and strategies Evidence-based techniques for improving learning Expanded explanation of learning science Content that meets the live fire instructor and live fire instructor-in-charge JPRs of NFPA 1041, including: Live Fire Evolution Pre-Live Fire Evolution Post-Live Fire Evolution