101 Tips for Trainers: a Practical Training Guide

101 Tips for Trainers: a Practical Training Guide

By: Tony Miller (author), Sue Brelade (author)Paperback

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In training there is always more to learn. '101 Tips for Trainers' is a comprehensive briefing giving you expert advice and guidance on the whole training process, you get practical tips , a summary of key points and a quick reference checklist. Designed for the busy manager or training professional, it offers you an easy-to-use format for 'dipping into'. Contents include: * Definition of training needs analysis * Guidelines on designing a course * On-job training including mentoring and coaching * Preparing and running the course * Establishing a multimedia learning centre * Common benchmarks for training * Effective cost and reporting procedures * Evaluating the course * Current thinking in the field

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Contents

Foreword by Professor Alistair Mant, Chairman, Socio Technical Strategy Group Introduction Chapter sequence 1 Training needs analysis * Introduction * What is training needs analysis? * Factors creating training needs * Methods used to identify training needs * Training needs agreements * Carrying out the training needs assessment - a case study * Summary * Checklist 1 2 Course design * Introduction * Design context * Stages in the design process * Summary * Checklist 2 3 On-job training * Introduction * Directive or non-directive training? * Instructional training * Co-working * Coaching * Mentoring * Structured work experience * Summary * Checklist 3 4 Preparing and running the course * Introduction * Planning the training * Choosing training methods * Choosing a venue * Choosing and arranging the training room * Inviting participants * Setting the scene * Getting started - icebreakers * Summary * Checklist 4 5 Use of visual aids * Introduction * Use of flipcharts * Whiteboards * Overhead projector * Screens * Video * Computer-generated visuals * Colour * Summary * Checklist 5 6 Trainer presentation * Introduction * Visual image * Voice * Choice of language * Summary * Checklist 6 7 Multimedia * Introduction * What is multimedia learning? * Establishing a multimedia learning centre * Networks and virtual learning environments * Summary * Checklist 7 8 Benchmarking * Introduction * The benchmarking process * Common benchmarks for training * When and how to use benchmarking * External benchmarks and good practice * Benchmarking and outsourcing * Summary * Checklist 8 9 Costing and reporting results * Introduction * Why costing? * Costing inputs * Using costing information * Summary * Checklist 9 10 Evaluation * Introduction * Current thinking on evaluation * Reasons for evaluating training * What to evaluate * Models of evaluation * Common principles of evaluation * Pre-activity evaluation * Evaluating participant reaction * Evaluating learning * Summary * Checklist 10 Appendices 1 Training audit questionnaire - marketing 2 Action plan 3 Workshop evaluation sheet Bibliography

Product Details

  • publication date: 11/11/1997
  • ISBN13: 9780273632559
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 216
  • ID: 9780273632559
  • weight: 606
  • ISBN10: 0273632558

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