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In today's parlance, smartboard is the new chalkboard, and for the profession of workplace training and development, the new and completely revised 2nd edition of the ASTD Handbook, launching at ASTD's annual International Conference & Exposition in May 2014, will drive thousands to the single best resource for every practitioner and occasional trainer.
The ASTD Handbook: The Definitive Refernce for Training & Development, 2nd edition, more than a year in the making, maintains the authority and credibility of ASTD's first Handbook (2008), incorporates the new competencies of the profession, and now includes more than 85 percent new and never-before published content that will drive buyers of the 1st edition to the check-out line. Covering vital content on technology and application changes of the last few years, authored by world-class training and development authorities, this 2nd edition goes beyond anything ASTD has published to date.
Elaine Biech, president of ebb associates inc, a strategic implementation, leadership development, and experiential learning consulting firm, has been in the field for thirty years helping organizations work through large-scale change. She has presented at dozens of national and international conferences and has been featured in publications such as The Wall Street Journal, Harvard Management Update, Investors Business Daily, and Fortune Magazine. She is the author and editor of over 50 books including the ASTD Hand Book for Workplace Learning Professionals, ASTD Leadership Handbook, 10 Steps to Successful Training, The Ultimate Trainer, Thriving Through Change, The Business of Consulting, 2nd ed., and Training for Dummies. A long time volunteer for ASTD, she has served on ASTD's National Board of Directors, was the recipient of the 1992 ASTD Torch Award, the 2004 ASTD Volunteer Staff Partnership Award, and the 2006 Gordon Bliss Memorial Award. Elaine was instrumental in compiling the CPLP study guides and has designed five ASTD Certificate Programs. In addition to her work with ASTD, she has served on the Independent Consultants Association's (ICA) Advisory Committee and on the Instructional Systems Association (ISA) board of directors.