Tools of the Trade: Tips That Can Make You a Better Trainer Right NowBy Bassler, Stephanie; Access World, Vol. 6, No. 5
Publication Date: September 2005
Article provides tips and advice for people who want to provide training in how to use assistive technology. The following areas of effective training are covered: (1) lesson plans, (2) objectives, (3) materials, (4) procedure, (5) assessment, and (6) review. The author discusses the differences between showing a person how to use technology and actually teaching them to use it in an effective manner. Teaching involves a more complicated process, as students benefit from in-depth introductions and systematic procedures that go beyond simple demonstrations.
Published by: AFB Press (Website:http://www.afb.org/Section.asp?SectionID=46)
American Foundation for the Blind (AFB) (Web Site: http://www.afb.org )
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