Every new training course designer can benefit from Carliner's 37 Basic Rules. This user-friendly format takes you to the right place with practical, easy-to-use tools, notes, and tips to make course design effective. --Jean Barbazette, President, The Training Clinic
This book does what all good training programs should do--it practices what it preaches. Carliner excels as a teacher of best practices because he writes in a way that enables you to understand and apply key concepts immediately. --Graham Higgins, Manager, Learning & Development Group, Cathay Pacific Airways, Hong KongTraining Design Basics
provides a clear 'back to basics' perspective that both new and experienced training designers will welcome. The step-by-step instructional design process offered by this book will be invaluable to both trainers and non-trainers as they work to build high-quality classroom training. --Ed Cohen, Senior Director, Center for Performance Excellence, Booz Allen Hamilton
About the Author
Saul Carliner is an assistant professor of educational technology at Concordia University in Montreal, where he teaches courses in human performance technology, knowledge management, and qualitative research. His research interests include emerging genres of online communication and means of assessing the effectiveness of content for the workplace. He has also served on the faculties of the City University of Hong Kong, University of Minnesota, and Bentley College.
Also an industry consultant, Carliner advises corporations on strategic issues in e-learning and communication. His clients include Berlitz, Guidant, IBDM, Microsoft, ST Microelectronics, 3M, VNU Business Media, and several government agencies. His other books include Designing E-Learning (ASTD, 2002), An Overview of Online Learning (HRD Press, 1999), and, with Carol Barnum, Techniques for Technical Communicators (Macmillan, 1992), Carliner is also a popular workshop presenter. His training workshops have been presented at the following events: TRAINING, Online Learning, ISPI conferences, and ASTD Webinars.
He is a fellow and past international president of the Society for Technical Communications, past president of the Atlanta chapter of the International Society for Performance Improvement, and holds a Ph.D. in instructional technology from Georgia State University.