ERIC Number: ED436655
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999
Aviation Instructor's Handbook.
Federal Aviation Administration (DOT), Washington, DC.
This handbook is designed for ground instructors, flight instructors, and aviation maintenance instructors, providing beginning instructors the foundation to understand and apply fundamentals of instruction. The handbook also provides aviation instructors with up-to-date information on learning and teaching, and how to relate this information to the task of conveying aeronautical knowledge and skills to students. The handbook contains 11 chapters. Chapters 1-5 concentrate on learning theory and the teaching process, emphasizing the characteristics of human behavior and the importance of communication. Chapters 6-8 provide tools for critiquing and evaluating student performance, meeting instructional responsibilities, and developing a professional image. Chapter 9 contains information that can be applied when teaching in the aircraft and also provides comprehensive treatment for teaching aeronautical decision making and judgment. Chapters 10 and 11 provide information for planning instructional activities and continuing professional development. Contains 56 references. (KC)
Descriptors: Aviation Education, Aviation Mechanics, Aviation Technology, Classroom Techniques, Cognitive Style, Communication (Thought Transfer), Educational Practices, Educational Theories, Postsecondary Education, Professional Development, Student Evaluation, Teacher Education, Teaching Methods, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Federal Aviation Administration (DOT), Washington, DC.