Learning and Development

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Activity 1,
Reflects principles of adult learning and takes account of factors (at least 2 individual and 2 environmental) that can impact on learning:

Activity 3,
Write a reflective statement relating to Activity 2 in which you consider:
How you created a positive learning environment:
As I used a Power Point presentation I ensured that the lights had been turned off and the blinds were closed so that the learners could clearly read my presentation.
When the presentation was over I turned the lights back on so that they could read and complete my feed back with adequate lighting.
I ensured that I was at facing all my learners and that the learners were facing the Smart Board.
This was to ensure that when I was addressing the learners then could see and hear me clearly and vice versa. This layout also helped when feeding back or answering questions.
‘In a presentation, the main thing is that the presenter and his or her visual aids can be seen, (Truelove 2006, p147)’.
‘People should be sitting fairly close to each other, ideally in a circle. (Truelove 2006, p151)’.
This also ensured that whilst observing the presentation learners were sat comfortably and facing both the Smart Board and myself, minimising the need for too much movement and disruption.
‘The discussion leader controls the discussions by asking questions that are replied to by group members directing the response to the leader. (Truelove 2006, p152)’.
‘Look at your audience from the beginning. Smile at them. Do not, however, fix on one ‘friendly face’, but rather scan the audience. This creates empathy, and also lets you read their reaction to what you are saying. (Truelove, 2006, p137)’.
The room was all also set at a control temperature so that the learners were comfortable and not over or under heated. This helped ensure they were focused on my training session.…...

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