Return to course: Fundamentals of Instructing PPG
Fundamentals of Instructing PPG
What affects human behavior?
Understanding human needs
Factors that inhibit learning
Human Behavior Quiz
The Learning Process
The four stages of learning
Learning Process Quiz
The Teaching Process
People skills / Effective communication
Subject matter expertise
Teaching Process Quiz
Use of distractions
Teaching Techniques Quiz
Help students learn
Provide adequate instruction
Demand adequate standards of performance
Emphasize the positive
Minimize student frustrations
Be a professional
Instructor Responsibilities Quiz
Risk assessment matrix
Final Tips & Resources
10 final tips
There's really no risk involved with powered paragliding.
Which of the following are examples of high risk scenarios? (select all that apply)
Foot dragging a lake without flotation.
Doing aggressive maneuvers at low altitude.
Flying within proximity of a thunderstorm.
Sending a brand new student up on a high performace wing.
Instructors should encourage students to grow their circle of skills in big steps (large increments).
Students pay more attention to what you do than what you say.
Instructors have no influence on their students. An instructor can do whatever and it really won't matter in the long run.