The aviation teaching environment is fairly unique and combines both traditional and non-traditional teaching environments. There are presently few books that address adult learning principles and teaching strategies relevant to the aviation context. Furthermore, aviation education has not generally benefited from many of the developments made in the field of education. This timely book: - facilitates the development of knowledge and skills necessary to conduct effective instruction and training within the aviation context; - develops an awareness of critical issues that should be of concern to aviation educators and trainers; - provides aviation education and trainers with a variety of teaching strategies that can be effective in the development of essential skills in aviation professionals. The readership for this book includes university students who want to become instructors, as well as industry personnel who are involved in any of the various domains of aviation education, from junior flight instructors to the trainer of instructors, or from training captains, or traffic controllers to crew resource management and human factors facilitators.
Contentsto aviation education, Jayne Bye and Irene Henley; Characteristics of adult learners and adult learning principles: implications for aviation education, Jayne Bye and Irene Henley; Aviation, adult learning, and andragogy: a Canadian perspective, Dianne L. Conrad and Jo Harris; Learning styles, multiple intelligences, and personality types, Irene Henley and Jayne Bye; The role of learning strategies in the learning process, Lynn M. Hunt; Factors that affect learning, Irene Henley. Teaching Strategies: Planning and preparation for effective instruction, Jayne Bye and Ann Reich; Facilitating critical thinking and reflective practice, Irene Henley and Jayne Bye; Teaching complex psychomotor skills; Irene Henley, Mark W. Wiggins, Jayne Bye and Mary Ann Turney; Implementing CRM in initial pilot training, Mary Ann Turney; Using problem-based learning to develop essential skills in aviation, Irene Henley; Computer-based approaches in aviation education, Mark W. Wiggins; Internet-based education and training: using new technologies to facilitate instruction and enhance learning, Matthew J.W. Thomas; On-the-job training in air traffic control, Kay H. Ellis and Patricia McDonell; Assessment and evaluation, Ann Reich, Jayne Bye and Irene Henley, Subject index.