Course 10: PRINCIPLES OF LEARNING
How people learn, remember, and apply related theory. Basic principles of learning. Kinds, definition, nature, effect, reinforcement, habit formation, transfer of learning, use of senses, retention, and motivation of the learner. Emphasis will be placed on establishing student/instructor relationships and developing an effective learning environment for adult learners.
Course 11: ELEMENTS OF TRADE TEACHING
Nature of trade education and the trade teaching process. Goals of the Electrical Training Alliance and trade teaching. Uniqueness of trade education, apprenticeship, and trade instructors. Nature of the subject matter taught, how it is identified, skills, knowledge, and attitudes. Process of teaching related trade subjects: establishing lesson objectives, preparing to teach, presenting new content, providing for application and practice, evaluation of learning and teaching. Managing the learning environment. Role of the related trade instructor and characteristics of good trade instructors.