ERIC Number: EJ931024
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Reference Count: 0
Are You Tuned in to Your Trainees?
Training, v48 n1 p104-105 Jan-Feb 2011
When training outside one's culture, it's obvious that certain assumptions no longer apply. That lesson is less obvious when working with a home-grown audience. But even within a society, the cultural touchpoints depend upon the audience's age and geography. If one wants to be thought of as a leading-edge trainer, one has to stay current. That means being in touch with pop culture, being familiar with relevant studies and surveys, and knowing one's audience. This article provides five tips for cultural relevance.
Descriptors: Cultural Relevance, Audience Awareness, Industrial Training, Training Methods, Trainees, Cultural Context, Popular Culture, Change Strategies
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Adult Education
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