Teach With Style: Creative Tactics for Adult Learning

Teach With Style: Creative Tactics for Adult Learning

by Lynn Hodges, Jim Teeters
     
 

The best facilitation techniques harness the unique strengths of individual instructors, while incorporating what the learners need to succeed. Classroom facilitators Jim Teeters and Lynn Hodges draw on more than 70 combined years of experience to share their unique and accessible approach to teaching adults. The Teach With Stylemethodology is a dynamic model built

Overview

The best facilitation techniques harness the unique strengths of individual instructors, while incorporating what the learners need to succeed. Classroom facilitators Jim Teeters and Lynn Hodges draw on more than 70 combined years of experience to share their unique and accessible approach to teaching adults. The Teach With Stylemethodology is a dynamic model built around four "instructor styles," each supported by strategies and tactics that you can use in the classroom. This book will help you improve certain facilitation techniques and skills while enhancing your natural strengths, for a balanced, fresh approach to adult instruction that will accelerate your students' learning.

Takeaways from this book:
• The dynamic model is built around four instructor styles.
• Includes more than 120 take-and-use learning tactics, plus a sample workshop.
• Will help you teach better no matter the setting or your experience level.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781562868567
Publisher:
American Society for Training & Development
Publication date:
07/07/2013
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.31(d)

Meet the Author

Jim Teeters has been a family-life educator, college professor, staff development specialist, pastor, private workshop leader, and trainer of adult instructors. He has spent a year in China teaching English to university students and faculty. He has a bachelor’s degree in sociology from the University of Washington and a master’s degree in social work from the University of Hawaii. Jim published a book on teaching religious education to all ages (Going Intergenerational: All Ages Learning Bible Truths Together, 2010), is a published poet, and has written a novel with his grandson. Jim and Lynn have a combined 70 years of experience teaching adults.

Lynn Hodges was first exposed to teaching adults while working as a flight attendant at Northwest Airlines. She became certified as a training specialist and went on to teach a variety of subjects, such as leadership, conflict management, and security response to terrorism in the airline industry. She later became a certified instructor for the Speakers Training Camp. Lynn has a bachelor’s degree in interdisciplinary studies of social and behavioral sciences with a minor in communications. She currently teaches adults how to organize and deliver great speeches and presentations, in addition to her regular flight attendant duties. Jim and Lynn have a combined 70 years of experience teaching adults.

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