The Occasional Trainer
What do you do if you are not an experienced trainer and are asked to conduct a training session? The goal of this Infoline is to help the occasional trainer design effective learning experiences for others. It can also provide a quick refresher for seasoned trainers.
First, think of yourself as a learning facilitator rather than a disseminator of information. Research has shown that training sessions that truly help people learn include active participation by learners. Standing in front of a group and delivering information doesn't equate to teaching anything.
You don't have to be a stand-up comic or a professional speaker to be successful. You do need to engage your participants to help them learn. The good news is ...