From the Back Cover
This one-stop resource explains the advantages and weaknesses of every important training approach in today's bewildering array of classroom techniques, new technologies, and creative teaching strategies. The authors, all experts in training design and delivery, provide the essentials for preparing an effective lesson plan, choosing the most effective visual aids, and learning to present new knowledge and skills so that trainees will understand and apply what they learn. This comprehensive reference handbook has been created in response to dramatic changes and advances in training programs, including Web-based training and technology-based instruction. Man chapters address such issues as instructional design, media options for the training classroom, and new trends in designing self-directed programs. No other guide available today offers such a comprehensive overview for designing classroom, self-study, or technology-based programs. For the human resource manager, trainer, or instructional designer, The ASTD Handbook of Training Design and Delivery can be used quickly and efficiently to brush up for a new assignment, as a comprehensive refresher, or as a handy on-the-job reference.
About the Author
George M. Piskurich (Greensboro, NC) is an experienced media specialist, trainer, and training director and analyst. He is a former national officer of the ASTD. Peter Beckschi (Philadelphia, PA) is a training manager for a Fortune 500 company. Brandon Hall, Ph.D., (Sunnyvale, CA) is a nationally recognized expert in the technology-based training industry.