Training Package consists of material for both the trainer and trainee and
contains support material for carrying out the proposed learning
activities, in other words additional information material and teaching
aids. In particular, the training package on “Wetland Inventory using
Information Systems” consists of:
Basic texts: They are the main source of information on the teaching subject-matter and point to sources for further reading (e.g. bibliography, websites).
present the learning activities that have been developed to help the
trainee to absorb the knowledge provided and assimilate the teaching
subject-matter. In cases which the curriculum is divided in beginners and
advanced level the corresponding Activity Sheets include different
exercises for the two levels. Specific written instructions and guidelines
are provided in the Activity Sheets for the trainee to follow (i.e. which
data set to use); furthermore, suggestions and guidance will also be
provided in the Trainers’ guide.
material: It is a
means for undertaking an activity. It provides the trainee with the
required data sets and with information (handouts) that help him/her to carry
out worksheet activities and, consequently, to understand and absorb the
knowledge provided. It is of two types a) data sets and b) handouts and
will be stored in a DVD-ROM. The trainee’s use of the support material
is determined and guided. These will be included in the trainer’s
Trainer’s guides: It is to be used by the trainers. The main part of the Trainer’s guide regards the provision of specific instructions on carrying out the corresponding activities assigned to each thematic unit of the three training modules and the provision of suggestions on how to use and make the most of the educational material. Moreover knowledge evaluation tests and forms for the evaluation of the training events and specification on the activity performance (i.e.: hardware and software requirements) are included.