The Ropes: Planning Instruction for the Adult Learner

Course Description

This 8-hour train-the-trainer course covers the process of building a user-centered training session, covering needs assessment, learning styles, working with and from participant objectives, and evaluation of outcomes. Students will participate in several group exercises where they will explore different training situations. Emphasis will be placed upon user-centered development and the building of objectives by which the success of a class may be evaluated.

Course Materials

Continuing Education

  • This class has been approved by the Medical Library Association for 8 contact hours of CE credit.
  • MLA Course Listing


The Ropes: Planning Instruction for the Adult Learner Instructors

Course Developer

Andrew Youngkin is the Outreach/Assessment Coordinator at the National Network of Libraries of Medicine Southeastern/Atlantic Region (NN/LM SEA).