The Trainer's Professional Development Handbook

The Trainer's Professional Development Handbook

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The Trainer's Professional Development Handbook by Ray Bard, Chip R. Bell, Leslie Stephen, Linda Webster

A gold mine. A masterful work that will advance the professionalism of our field significantly.
—Malcolm S. Knowles

This book is a learning guide and storehouse of information for new and experienced trainers alike. You get 1) a step-by-step guide for planning your professional development, 2) an extensive catalogue of learning resources, and 3) a concise encyclopedia of HRD and OD—all in one incredible source.

Use this training masterpiece to:

  • Chart your HRD career
  • Assess your learning style
  • Choose a mentor
  • Build a training network
  • Select other HRD resources
  • Define the essential terms and theories of HRD and OD...and much more!

Malcolm S. Knowles called this collection a bonanza.
You'll agree—get your copy today!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781555420673
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 11/21/1987
Series: Management Series
Edition description: 1st ed
Pages: 327
Product dimensions: 7.37(w) x 10.27(h) x 1.16(d)

About the Author

RAY BARD is a training consultant and book producer with numerous business and training titles to his credit, including Breaking In: A guide to America's Top Corporate Training Programs (2nd ed., with Susan Elliot) and Winning Ways: A Management Performance Game (with Larry N. Davis). CHIP R. BELL is an indepAndent consultant who has worked with many Fortune 500 companies, addressed numerous major national conferences, and authored many journal articles and several books including Influencing: Marketing Ideas That Matter, Instructing for Results (with Fredric Margoilis), and Clients and Consultants: Effective Techniques for the Adult Classroom (with Leonard Nadler). LESLIE STEPHEN is the U.S. marketing manager for Butterworth Legal Publishers. A former manager of supervisory training for the City of Austin, she also served as editor in chief of Learning Concepts and managing editor for University Associates. LINDA WEBSTER is the owner and operator of an editorial and indexing service. She has a graduate degree in library science and has undertaken postgraduate study in adult and continuing education and instructional design at the University of Texas at Austin. Her publications include The Continuing Education Assessment Manual.

Table of Contents

Figures and Tables
Authors and Contributors
Introduction: Mastering Your Role in HRD
PART ONE: A Guide to Planning Your Professional Development
1. HRD: Past, Present, and Future(Chip R. Bell)
2. Charting Your HRD Career(Linda Webster and Sheila C. Henderson)
3. Developing Your Learning Plan(Ray Bard and Leslie Stephen)
4. Assessing Your Learning Style(Leslie Stephen)
5. Selecting and Learning Through Classes, Seminars, and Workshops(Linda M. Standke)
6. Building a Learning Network(Ray Bard and Barbara Peek Loftin)
7. Learning from Role Models and Mentors(Barabara Peek Loftin)
8. Developing Effective Study Skills(Linda Webster and Anne Durrum Robinson)
9. Tapping Your Inner Resources and Learning from Yourself(Anne Durrum Robinson)
PART TWO: A Catalogue of Learning Resources
10. The Best Books(Linda Webster)
11. Professional Journals and Periodicals(Linda Webster)
12. Professional Organizations and Associations(Linda Webster)
13. Conferences, Workshops, and Academic Programs(Linda Webster)
14. Training Exercises and Group Experiences(Linda Webster)
15. Audiotapes, Films, and Videos(Linda Webster)
16. On-Line Data Bases(Linda Webster)
17. Microcomputer Courseware and Training Program Administration Software(Linda Webster)
PART THREE: An Encyclopedia of HRD and OD: Key Concepts and Contributors
How to Contribute to Future Editions

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