Re: CBT vs. Training - my thoughts

Subject: Re: CBT vs. Training - my thoughts
From: Janet Valade <janetv -at- MAIL -dot- SYSTECH -dot- COM>
Date: Fri, 20 Mar 1998 15:03:07 -0800

> The current model used in training appears to be that 90% of the
> student -
> teacher interaction is spent LECTURING TO STUDENTS. Is this the best
> way?
>
Where did you get this figure of %90? In what environment
does a teacher provide training in Framemaker or Word or any
software by standup lecture? This is not my experience in
taking,
or teaching, computer training courses.

Janet

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Janet Valade
Technical Writer
Systech Corp., San Diego, CA
mailto:janetv -at- systech -dot- com




> Perhaps a better way to learn to take blood would be to build a model
> of
> an arm that responds wen the student "misses" and have the teacher
> there
> COACHING.
>
> no. I stand by my statement stand up teaching is the worst way to
> learn a
> skill. Not a bad way to learn history from a very good speaker.
>
> Scott
>
>
> Scott Mills Gray
> scotty -at- cm -dot- math -dot- uiuc -dot- edu
> http://www.useractive.com
>
> "I hear and I forget, I see and I forget, I do and I forget" --
> confused.
>
>
> On Thu, 19 Mar 1998, Tracy Boyington wrote:
>
> > > > Stand-up training is always better.
> > > > That's my opinion. But I am a realist. Companies are going to
> "follow
> > > > the money," and CBTs are much cheaper than stand-up.
> > >
> > > Ridiculous statement. Stand-up training is the
> > > worst way to learn anything, particularly any kind of training
> that takes
> > > place on a computer.
> >
> > The "worst way to learn anything?" I don't agree with the poster who
> > said stand-up training is always better, but if one extreme is
> > ridiculous, so is the other. And because of your last statement, I
> > assume you are not speaking strictly about software training.
> >
> > > Think about something you are good at. Did you learn it all from
> > > listening to someone tell you what to do? You probably took
> their
> > > suggestions yes, but then you went off and taught yourself, coming
> back
> > > and getting feedback every once and while from someone.
> >
> > Have you ever had a urinary catheter inserted, Scott? Have you ever
> had
> > your blood drawn? Would you want a nurse who listened to an
> instructor,
> > or a self-taught nurse who got feedback every once in a while?
> >
> > There is no one best way to teach everything.
> >
> > Tracy
> > Who just found out that if you pay your STC dues before the
> deadline,
> > you get to vote! How long has that been going on? ;-)
> >
> > --
> > ======================================================
> > Tracy Boyington mailto:tracy_boyington -at- okvotech -dot- org
> > Oklahoma Dept. of Vocational & Technical Education
> > Stillwater, OK, USA
> > http://www.okvotech.org/cimc/home.htm
> > ======================================================
> >
> >
> >
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