Training for Dummies

Training for Dummies

eBook - 2005
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Millions of Americans have to train others as part of their jobs. Whether you’re an employee training your co-workers on a new process or skill, a volunteer asked to train new volunteers, a chef training your staff, or a paramedic giving CPR training, it’s just as important to know how to teach others as it is to know what you’re talking about. It doesn’t matter how much you know about your subject if you can’t share it with others.

Fortunately, Training For Dummies offers all the nuts and bolts of training for anyone who has to educate others on any subject and in any field. It covers all the modern, interactive instructional methods and dynamic training approaches available and helps you get trainees inspired, involved, and enthused. Training For Dummies will help you:

  • Keep it interesting so trainees learn more eagerly
  • Master the jargon of training
  • Use audio and visual aids effectively
  • Prepare for the training certification process
  • Evaluate your results and improve your tactics

Elaine Biech, President and Managing Principal of Ebb Associates, Inc., and known as “the trainer’s trainer” shows you all the tips and tricks of the trade. Based on her long experience as a trainer and her work for clients such as the IRS and many Fortune 500 companies, Biech helps you discover:

  • Tips, techniques, and tidbits for enhancing your training sessions
  • Methods that improve trainee participation
  • Alternatives to the traditional lecture method
  • Tactics for gauging and managing group dynamics
  • Strategies for addressing problems in the classroom
  • Hints for understanding and adapting to different learning styles
  • Helpful resources and other extra material you can put to immediate use

No matter what you do for a living, there will probably come a time when you have to teach others what you know. Training For Dummies cuts through the complicated jargon to present the basics of teaching and learning in straightforward, plain English so you can share your specialized knowledge with those who need it.



Baker & Taylor
A guide to training skills introduces managers and leaders to the art of teaching, surveying modern instructional techniques designed for professional and part-time trainers to explain how to size up an audience, determine the right course of training, get the message across, and measure effectiveness. Original.

Publisher: Hoboken, NJ : Wiley Pub., ©2005
ISBN: 9780471750963
0471750964
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xviii, 386 pages) : illustrations

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