Penn State Instructors Meet for Annual Planning

Issue 8 and Volume 118.

Penn State Instructors Meet for Annual Planning PENNSYLVANIA launched its 1965 fire service training program with the annual Instructors Workshop. The program, one of two held each year, was conducted at the Pennsylvania State Fire School at Lewistown. There were 160 persons attending, including 142 state certified instructors. Five areas were covered in the daylong session. These included such subjects as Instructional Techniques, How to Present a Knot Class, How to Present a Ventilation Class, Operation of County and Regional Fire Schools and Presentation of Slides on Industrial Class. Viola Harris of Scranton, director, Women’s Institute of Continuing Study of the PSI, was the first guest speaker. Her topic was Instructional Techniques. She pointed out that as PSI instructors, all are involved in working with adults who are there to learn because they want to learn. The more instructors do to appeal to the types of learning—hearing, seeing and touch—of…

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