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Training For Dummies

Published: March 25, 2005

Overview

Tackle training and development the fun and easy way so you can share your specialized knowledge with others

Millions of Americans 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. And that's where Training For Dummies comes in—it offers all the nuts and bolts of training for anyone who has to educate others on any subject and in any field—and it's written in plain English.

Covering all the modern, interactive instructional methods and dynamic training approaches available, this hands-on guide will help you inspire trainees and keep them engaged throughout the training program. You'll discover:

  • How to master the jargon of training
  • The keys to using audio and visual aids effectively
  • How to prepare for the training certification process
  • Helpful ways to evaluate your results and improve your tactics
  • 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
  • Resources and other extra material you can immediately use

The book has a part dedicated to the training profession, so if you're interested in becoming a professional trainer, you'll learn how to upgrade your skills and knowledge and what the trainer certification process entails. You'll also gain a perspective on other aspects of the field of training.

Additionally, Training For Dummies shows you ways to inject humor into your training sessions, ideas for saving time in the training room, and icebreakers that actually break the ice. Get your own copy to start flexing your training muscle today.

Tackle training and development the fun and easy way so you can share your specialized knowledge with others

Millions of Americans 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. And that's where Training For Dummies comes in—it offers all the nuts and bolts of training for anyone who has to educate others on any subject and in any field—and it's written in plain English.

Covering all the modern, interactive instructional methods and dynamic training approaches available, this hands-on guide will help you inspire trainees and keep them engaged throughout the training program. You'll discover:

  • How to master the jargon of training
  • The keys to using audio and visual aids effectively
  • How to prepare
for the training certification process
  • Helpful ways to evaluate your results and improve your tactics
  • 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
  • Resources and other extra material you can immediately use
  • The book has a part dedicated to the training profession, so if you're interested in becoming a professional trainer, you'll learn how to upgrade your skills and knowledge and what the trainer certification process entails. You'll also gain a perspective on other aspects of the field of training.

    Additionally, Training For Dummies shows you ways to inject humor into your training sessions, ideas for saving time in the training room, and icebreakers that actually break the ice. Get your own copy to start flexing your training muscle today.