Learning Curve

Pindelski, Jeffrey
December 2006
Fire Chief;Dec2006, Vol. 50 Issue 12, p34
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the factors to be considered by instructors when training fire fighters so that they acquire the skills necessary to have confidence and achieve precision when working under emergency situations. Training instructors should consider should consider how fire fighters learn and adjust their lesson plans to accommodate different learning types and forms of intelligence. With this understanding and principles of learning, it will help instructors enhance the learning process


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