ERIC Number: ED256876
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: 0
On-the-Job Training. A Guide for Instructors.
This handbook provides a short, simple, non-academic, and practical guide on instruction in an on-the-job setting. It teaches job instructors the skills, knowledge, and techniques necessary to carry out job training in vocational and technical areas. Part 1 focuses on elements present in the job instruction setting that must be weighed to maximize learning--training process, learning process, mechanics of learning, learner, and job instructor. Part 2 discusses communications, motivation, and human relations factors relevant to the job instructor. Part 3 presents 10 principles of good job instruction and discusses how they lead to the step-by-step process of job training. Part 4 is an overview of instructional methods, techniques, and aids. Each method is defined, and advantages, disadvantages, uses, and standard format are provided. Part 5 describes aids that could assist instructors in a wide range of vocational training tasks. The focus of part 6 is how to tackle job instruction in a logical manner. Topics are preparation, job breakdowns, training task breakdowns, and attitudinal training. Part 7 discusses the best methods of confirming that the learner has met the desired standard and basic reporting and recording requirements. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Criterion Referenced Tests, Job Analysis, Job Skills, Job Training, On the Job Training, Performance Tests, Student Evaluation, Teaching Methods, Teaching Skills, Technical Education, Vocational Education
Vocational Training Council, P.O. Box 11-361, Wellington, New Zealand ($10--New Zealand dollars).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Vocational Training Council, Wellington (New Zealand).