The Theory and Practice of Training [NOOK Book]

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Firmly established as a comprehensive introduction on the topic, this 6th edition provides a wide-ranging outline of the major instructional and training concepts, and their relationship to training in practice. The authors have expanded on information relating to the training environment, equipment, and strategies, as well as new material on cognitive task analysis (CTA) and a new chapter on individual training and development. Written with the newcomer to the training function in mind, it provides numerous ...
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The Theory and Practice of Training

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Overview

Firmly established as a comprehensive introduction on the topic, this 6th edition provides a wide-ranging outline of the major instructional and training concepts, and their relationship to training in practice. The authors have expanded on information relating to the training environment, equipment, and strategies, as well as new material on cognitive task analysis (CTA) and a new chapter on individual training and development. Written with the newcomer to the training function in mind, it provides numerous real-life case studies to illustrate the theory. This engaging and practical book is as valuable to those who want to put their training experience into a coherent context, as it is to managers who need to understand the role that training can play.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780749458515
  • Publisher: Kogan Page, Ltd.
  • Publication date: 9/3/2009
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition description: Sixth Edition
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 368
  • File size: 5 MB

Meet the Author

Roger Buckley is a Chartered Psychologist who has spent over 30 years in the field of education, training and development. His experience as a tutor, consultant and manager has been gained from both the private and public sectors. Jim Caple is a Chartered Psychologist and independent personnel consultant, specializing in training and development.
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Table of Contents

Foreword
Acknowledgements
Introduction 1
1 Training and the Organizational Environment 5
2 A Systematic Approach to Training 24
3 The Reactive Route into Training 38
4 The Proactive Route into Training 58
5 Analyses for Training 75
6 Training Objectives 116
7 Learning Principles and Conditions 133
8 The Training Programme: Selection, Design and Delivery 185
9 Assessing the Effectiveness of Training 208
10 Auditing Training 234
11 The Role of the Trainer 253
App. 1 Methods for Obtaining Information about Performance Problems and Job/Task Content 280
App. 2: Sampling 292
App. 3 Example of a Learning Journal 295
App. 4 Illustration of a Tutor's Review of a Course 299
App. 5 Example of a Checklist to Assess Trainer Performance 303
References 310
Index 317
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