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 Kong
Training 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 associate professor of educational technology and Provost’s Fellow for digital learning at Concordia University in Montreal. Among his more than 200 publications are the international award-winning books, Designing E-Learning (ASTD 2006), Informal Learning Basics (ASTD 2012), and The e-Learning Handbook: A Comprehensive Guide to Online Learning (Pfeiffer 2008) with Patti Shank. He has received the 2014 Ken Rainey Award for Excellence in Research and the 2014 Jay Gould Award for Teaching from the Society for Technical Communication, and the 2014 Alumni Award for Excellence in Teaching from his university. He is a fellow and past international president of the Society for Technical Communication, a past research fellow of ATD, and a past board member of the Canadian Society for Training and Development. A long-time community leader, Carliner has chaired a museum membership auxiliary, civic transit board, several allocations committees for community foundations, and served on boards of several arts, professional, and community organizations.