Training That Delivers Results offers a far better way to educate employees, one that connects learning solutions with strategic business goals. Rather than being told what to teach, proactive designers collect data to define problems and develop training interventions. Written by one of the originators of computer-based training, Handshaw's results-oriented model is systematic, yet flexible, and works for both instructor-led training and e-learning.
Readers will learn how to: Analyze performance gaps Create targeted performance objectives and connect them with the right measurement tools Determine the best instructional strategy and the appropriate media Build consensus with project blueprint meetings Evaluate the effectiveness of training and use the data to continually improve.
Recent studies in neuroscience, along with research in cognitive psychology and classic theories in adult education, put training professionals in the position to craft powerful learning experiences. “Memory and Cognition in Learning” reviews the current body of knowledge to explain how the brain responds to factors such as stress and emotion, and the role of both learner and trainer in the learning experience.
Revolutionize Learning & Development examines the steps required to shift corporate learning onto a more meaningful trajectory. Taking a new approach means aligning more closely to how people really think, learn, and work. The shift to a focus on performance and innovation meets the challenges resulting from increasing change and a need for organizations to be more agile.
If you are tasked with developing effective leaders, "teaching" just isn't going to be enough!
The Leaving ADDIE for SAM Field Guide provides the job aids, tools, and templates you need to put the SAM methodology in motion and take your ISD practice to new heights.
In times of financial turmoil, learning and development departments are often the first to face budget cuts. In order to prove the worth of our services, we must be able to show that our products and services are of high quality, and are the best option for an organization, both financially and strategically.
The Value of Learning: Gauging the Business Impact of Organizational Learning Programs is an ASTD and the Institute for Corporate Productivity (i4cp) research report focused on how organizations measure the effectiveness of the learning programs and products they design and implement.
In today’s parlance, smart board is the new chalkboard and for the profession of training and development, this new, 2nd edition of the ASTD Handbook is the MUST-HAVE resource for every practitioner.
The State of the Industry report is ASTD’s definitive review of workplace learning and development trends. In the 2013 State of the Industry report, sponsored by Skillsoft and the CARA Group, Inc., 475 organizations representing a diverse sample of industries, sizes, and locations report on their commitment to learning and development.
Planning and Organizing Training Programs and Events
This Infoline covers the logistical aspects that go into making a training program successful and describes the essential knowledge, skills, and tools that organizers need to ensure a successful training event.