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Developing An Attribute Rating Scale To Select Employees Who Display The Potential To Become Effective In-House Trainers In Manufacturing Companies , Shin-Far Lin Jan 1996

Developing An Attribute Rating Scale To Select Employees Who Display The Potential To Become Effective In-House Trainers In Manufacturing Companies , Shin-Far Lin

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

Research on attitudes and training outcomes suggests that employees with positive attitudes have better job performance and involvement in the workplace. As the training environment has changed from teacher-centered to learner-centered, both trainers and trainees are responsible for training efficiency. The purpose of this study was to analyze the factors that contribute to being an effective trainer. This research also provided suggestions to help employers and managers effectively select trainers who could increase training efficiency and productivity and reduce production costs;An attribute rating scale of 66 items was developed to effectively select potential trainers from current employees. A research ...


Creating Web Explorations In Science And Engineering, Lawrence Genalo, Christine Collier, Michelle Roberts, Julie Sandberg Jan 1996

Creating Web Explorations In Science And Engineering, Lawrence Genalo, Christine Collier, Michelle Roberts, Julie Sandberg

Materials Science and Engineering Conference Papers, Posters and Presentations

A summer internship program is held at Iowa State University each year for undergraduate and high school women in science and engineering fields. In the summer of 1995 two high school women in this program, co-authors Roberts and Sandberg, created world-wide-web based multimedia explorations into topics in science and engineering which are common in our daily lives. The prototype documents placed on the web were well researched and scientific explanations of the phenomena at hand, but explained so that the average 6th or 7th grader (the target audience) could understand them. These two students were directly supervised by an undergraduate ...


The Engineering Problems And Programming Course On The Web, Lawrence Genalo Jan 1996

The Engineering Problems And Programming Course On The Web, Lawrence Genalo

Materials Science and Engineering Conference Papers, Posters and Presentations

The Engineering Problems and Programming course at Iowa State’s College of Engineering has undergone many changes since its inception. This brief history will trace back only as far as the early eighties when programming in FORTRAN was first added to the existing problems course. Most of the content has remained unchanged. There are still engineering skills topics such as graphing and report writing being taught, but changes have incorporated computer drawn plots on spreadsheets [1] and the report is now written with a word processor instead of being hand lettered. There are still engineering problems introductory topics such as ...