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Trainer's Guide for Cancer Education

  • Posted: 11/06/2002

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How to Use the Trainer's Guide

The guide is divided into four sections:

I. Adult Learning Principles

II. Plan

III. Implement

IV. Summary and Conclusion

 I. Adult Learning Principles

  1. Introduction

  2. Principles of adult learning (underscores the importance of using the adult learning cycle to help participants apply skills learned beyond the training)

  3. Assess participants' strengths and needs to design an appropriate training

 II. Plan

  1. Defining an appropriate plan, training goals, and objectives

  2. Selecting appropriate training methods (seven commonly used training methods are explained)

  3. Principles for selecting and using audiovisual materials

  4. Tips for developing a realistic, responsive training plan

 III. Implement

  1. Ways to create a safe and comfortable learning environment

  2. Tips on facilitating the training, including giving feedback, managing time, and ensuring cultural sensitivity

  3. Ways to actively engage participants using icebreakers and energizers

  4. Ideas on how to provide closure

  5. Evaluation methods

 IV. Summary and Conclusion

Puts it all together


Appendix A provides examples of icebreakers, energizers, closing activities, and training evaluations

Appendix B contains worksheets to apply concepts and tips discussed throughout the guide