Planning Instructional Activity Chapter 10, AVIATION INSTRUCTOR’S HANDBOOK
“Plan your flight, Fly your plan” • Course of training • A complete series of studies leading to a specific goal e.g. graduation, academic degree. • Curriculum • A set of courses in an area of specialization offered by an educational institution.
Remember the 5P’s . . . • Training Course Outline • Content of a particular course • Training Syllabus • Step-by-step, building block progression of learning.
“We’re lost, but we’re making good time.” • Objectives • Something aimed at or striven for. • Performance based • A description of the skill or behavior desired • A set of conditions under which the measurement takes place • A set of criteria describing the standard use to measure accomplishment of the objective
“If you don’t know where you are going, how will you know you’ve arrived.” • Standards • Description of desired knowledge, behavior, or skill stated in specific terms. • Includes conditions and criteria.
Desired level of learning • May apply to the three domains of learning • Cognitive • Affective • Psychomotor
“A journey of 1000 miles begins with a single step.” • Blocks of Learning
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Syllabus • Format and Content • Outline format • Recommended training time • Minimum training time • Well defined objectives and standards for each lesson • Reference material
Syllabus • How to use a training syllabus • Flexible, used as a guide • Referred to throughout the entire course of training • Ground lessons stress cognitive • Flight lessons stress psychomotor • Work in safety, ADM and judgement which are affective and influence attitude
Syllabus • How to use a training syllabus • Should include special emphasis items • May include recommended class time, reference material, recommended sequence and study material for next lesson • Tool for record keeping • Introduction and review
Lesson Plans • Organized outline for a single instructional period • What • What order • What procedure used for teaching material • Lesson plans should be put in writing
Lesson Plans • Purpose of lesson plan • Student receives the best possible instruction • Assure wise selection of material, eliminate unimportant details • Due consideration given to each part of lesson • Aid in presenting in a suitable sequence
Lesson Plans • Purpose of lesson plan • Provide an outline of the teaching procedure to be used • Relates the lesson to the objective of the course of training • Helps inexperienced instructors • Provides uniformity of instruction regardless of who or when given
Lesson Plans • Characteristics of a well planned lesson • Unity - limited objective - specific learning outcome • Content - contain new material but relates to previous lesson • Scope - Don’t present too much material at one time • Practicality - right for conditions
Lesson Plans • Characteristics of a well planned lesson • Flexibility - sequence cannot be rigid • Relation to course of training - student must see that lesson contributes to the course objectives • Instructional steps - preparation, presentation, application and review and evaluation
Lesson Plans • How to use properly • Use as a guide • Adapt to the class or student • Revise periodically