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Teach With Style: Finding Balance So Everyone Learns

Wednesday, November 13, 2013 12:00pm - 1:00pm EST  
Host: Association for Talent Development
By: Lynn Hodges, Presentations Skills Consultant and ---anonymized--- ---anonymized---, ---anonymized---, ---anonymized---

Just as there are different ways that adults process and learn new subjects, there are also differing styles of teaching. What kind of instructor are you? Do you find yourself lecturing with PowerPoint slides during most of your trainings, or do you like to break learners into groups, working together to learn a new concept? Both of these are very effective methods in teaching adults, but ask yourself:  Do I rely heavily on a certain method of instruction? Most of us teach the way we prefer to learn. It’s comfortable. In reality, however, there are many learner preferences in the classroom, and there is a need to present material in a variety of ways so each learner's preferences are addressed.

In Teach with Style, you will:

  1. Define four essential instructor styles.
  2. Identify your own dominant style.
  3. Plan for a balance in your instruction.


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Lynn Hodges
Lynn Hodges

Presentations Skills Consultant

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 is the co-author of the ASTD Press title Teach With Style.

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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 is the co-author of the ASTD Press title Teach With Style.

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