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ERIC Number: ED236416
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980-Jun
Pages: 182
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Think It Older. A Guide for the Inservice Coordinator.
Ernst, Nora S.
This manual is intended to serve as a resource to assist nursing home inservice instructor coordinators in presenting effective orientation and continuing inservice programs. Designed according to a modified self-instructional approach, it presents background information on factors influencing inservice, guidelines for planning programs, discussions of major teaching methods, and procedures for integrating inservice into a facility. The following topics are addressed in the guide: the role of an inservice trainer; the meaning of the terms inservice and teacher; things that an instructor coordinator needs to know about learning; how to manage a group; the importance of planning; how to conduct a needs assessment; the importance of writing objectives; the benefits of lecture and demonstration; small group discussions, handouts, case study, role playing, and simulation games; ways to use outside resources; the best use of instructional media; the importance of review and practice; learner evaluation; the benefits of inservice to the nursing home; and resources. (MN)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: Texas Education Agency, Austin. Dept. of Occupational Education and Technology.
Authoring Institution: Texas Univ., Dallas. Gerontology Services Administration.
Note: For related documents, see CE 037 569-571.