Definition of Training Aid:
- Multi-sensory materials that support the selected training method.
Rationale for using a variety of Training Aids:
- Focus learner’s attention
- Increase learner’s interest
- Improve learner’s retention
This definition and rationale supports the notion that everything we talk about has a purpose and is designed to help you design and/or develop a more effective training opportunity for the participants that will be in your training sessions.
On each box is a common training aid that supports learners.
Props, demonstrations, and testimonies help to focus a learner’s attention.
Graphs, charts, resources help to increase a learner’s interest
Fact sheets, debriefing, summaries improve learner’s retention.