another question about designing an instructor-led course

Subject: another question about designing an instructor-led course
From: Becca <becca_price -at- yahoo -dot- com>
To: tech2wr-l <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 9 Apr 2013 07:25:13 -0700 (PDT)

The student guide will contain readings and lab notes. Should the instructor's guide just be an outline with bullet points to make sure that the instructor teaches in his/her own words, rather than just reads the same text out loud to the students that they read the night before?

I've never done this kind of instructor-led training (I've only written self-guided training with a sample database to play in), so any advice is *greatly* appreciated.

This is probably the biggest and most important contract of my career, and I want to do a stellar job.

from the way it was presented to me when I took the contract, I felt much more secure in my abilities to handle this. between that initial contact, and my trip to Vermont to meet with the SME, a month got pulled out of the deadline (not his fault), and I don't feel I have the time to do the kind of background research I had intended to do before starting, so with your patience, I'm going to be asking a lot of probably basic questions from my more expert colleagues. They keep throwing curve balls at me, ever so politely... "oh, didn't we tell you that..."

"People do get hypnotized by the hard choices. And stop looking for alternatives. The will to be stupid is a veryÂpowerful forceâ"

Brothers in Arms, Lois McMaster Bujold
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