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ERIC Number: ED409471
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Pages: 344
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-7879-0992-0
Creating Training Miracles.
Rylatt, Alastair; Lohan, Kevin
This book, which is intended as a comprehensive practical reference source for training professionals, consultants, and managers, examines emerging trends in training and explains how to get training results in the workplace by using various educational strategies and advanced training methods. The following are among the topics discussed: predicting an uncertain future; getting training results in the workplace (securing lasting impressions, focusing on outputs, gaining managerial support, knowing clear business outcomes, creating systems that promote learning, securing accountability, celebrating success, aiming for just-in-time learning); competency-based training (benefits and applications of competencies, identifying job competencies and using them in training); self-directed learning (competencies and self-directed learning, benefits and implementation of self-directed learning); warming up learners with icebreakers and energizers; neurolinguistic programming (principles, skill patterns); the power and principles of accelerative learning; successful role-playing techniques (dealing with role play resistance, conducting role plays, advancing role playing to spontaneous role training); designing and using classic case studies; organizing an outdoor learning program (benefits, implementation); facilitating learning (role clarification, facilitator style, facilitation strategies); and developing advanced training skills. The book contains 125 references and 47 figures/tables. Appended are the following: sample icebreakers and energizers, suggested answers to exercises, outdoor activities, and outdoor learning checklist. (MN)
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Publication Type: Books
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
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