Developing Technical Training: A Structured Approach for Developing Classroom and Computer-based Instructional Materials [NOOK Book]

Overview

Since it was first published almost twenty years ago, Developing Technical Training has been a reliable resource for both new and seasoned training specialists. The third edition of this classic book outlines a systematic approach called the Instructional Systems Design (ISD) process that shows how to teach technical content defined as facts, concepts, processes, procedures, and principles. Whether you teach “hard” or “soft” skills, or design lessons for workbooks or computers, you will find the best training ...
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Developing Technical Training: A Structured Approach for Developing Classroom and Computer-based Instructional Materials

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Overview

Since it was first published almost twenty years ago, Developing Technical Training has been a reliable resource for both new and seasoned training specialists. The third edition of this classic book outlines a systematic approach called the Instructional Systems Design (ISD) process that shows how to teach technical content defined as facts, concepts, processes, procedures, and principles. Whether you teach “hard” or “soft” skills, or design lessons for workbooks or computers, you will find the best training methods in this book. Using these techniques, you can create learning environments that will lead to the most efficient and effective acquisition of new knowledge and skills. Throughout the book, Clark defines each content type and illustrates how to implement the best instructional methods for delivery in either print or e-learning media.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118047415
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 1/11/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 288
  • Sales rank: 840,970
  • File size: 8 MB

Meet the Author

Ruth Colvin Clark, the founder of CLARK Training & Consulting, is a recognized specialist in instructional design for workforce learning. She served as training manager for Southern California Edison and is a past president of the International Society for Performance Improvement. Clark is the author of the best-selling e-Learning and the Science of Instruction and Building Expertise, both of which were bestowed the Best Communication Award from ISPI.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments.

Introduction.

Section One: An Introduction to the Technology of Training.

1. The Technology of Training.

2. An Introduction to Structured Lesson Design.

Section Two: How to Teach Facts, Concepts, Processes, Procedures, and Principles.

3. How to Teach Procedures.

4. How to Teach Concepts.

5. How to Teach Facts.

6. How to Teach Processes.

7. How to Teach Principles.

Section Three: How to Organize Your Lessons and Exploit e-Learning Features.

8. Organizing Your Training Content.

9. e-Learning Design.

Appendix: Exercises.

Glossary.

References.

Index.

About the Author.

Pfeiffer Publication Guide.

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