May 10, 2013

5 Tips In 5 Minutes for Your CPR and First Aid Training Class

5 Training TipsAs instructors, we have our own ideas on what’s effective in teaching and education. Students have their opinions and preferences as well, and Memorial University of Newfoundland gathered those likes and dislikes into an interesting study on Students’ Perceptions of Effective Teaching in Higher Education.  The study covers both in-class and distance education situations.

In a nutshell, here are the top characteristics students want to see in their teachers in order to have the most successful learning experience. The teacher should be:

    • Respectful
    • Knowledgeable
    • Approachable
    • Engaging
    • Communicative
    • Organized
    • Responsive
    • Professional
    • Humorous

The HSI blog team got all excited about “engaging” and “humorous” and put together a little something to inspire you. So how about giving us five minutes to get five great tips on how to jazz up your next class? Such a deal. Let’s begin:

Have some tips of your own? Use the comment field below and let us know!