Are You Getting Value From Your Training Dollars? [THA 254]

Key Talking Points

  • Help the classroom understand, relate and apply it- don’t overcomplicate
  • Do we have too much “wow factor” are they leaving the class thinking the instructor is knowledgeable or are they leaving with epiphany moments
  • Talk to students then listen- take what you know and piece the puzzle together to what they understand
  • Presentations aren’t teaching- too much information isn’t going to stick, pick one focal point. 
  • “Teaching isn’t talking” 
  • Scan QR code to answer questions prior to class to get feedback, or ask questions in beginning and ask the same question at the end. 
  • “How to learn” class- learning styles, you may prefer one but you also need to improve the other learning styles
  • Achieving certification doesn’t mean you are exempt from learning more
  • “How to teach” class- sticking content needs to have an anchor point. Giving information and give the opportunity to give information back and start applying it
  • “How to take tests” 
  • Dunnan and Kreuger- high confidence have lower competence, ability to do doesn’t match what they display out (big peacock), not confident and constantly reading and learning, they stay quiet. 
  • Learning path- apply the knowledge you receive immediately

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The Panel

Jim Cokonis Sr Curriculum Developer, CARQUEST Technical InstituteFind Jim’s other episodes HERE.

Justin Morgan LMV Bavarian Technical Support and Trainer, ASE-Wave Technical Ambassador, ASE Master, L1, CMAT (Certified Master Auto Tech). Justin’s Previous Episode HERE.

Anthony Williams is a Special Projects Manager at Advance Auto Parts, Colorado Springs, Colorado. Anthony’s Previous Episode HERE.


About the author, Carm Capriotto, AAP

Carm is the founder and host of the Remarkable Results Radio Podcast and the pioneer of automotive aftermarket podcasts. Carm calls on his years of experience in the aftermarket to bring engaging stories from his guests.

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