Offers practical advice for those involved in group training. This book is useful for managers who are responsible for a team's professional development.
Author: David Leigh
Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers
Organizations succeed when staff are doing their jobs effectively. For this to occur, employees must be well-trained. Group training, involving two or more people, enables a collaborative approach to working and problem-solving, and ensures that participants share best practice and a consistent learning experience. Now in its third edition, The Group Trainer's Handbook is a condensed source of practical advice for anyone involved in group training. Updated with the latest thinking in group training methods, it is particularly useful for managers who are responsible for a team's professional development. It breaks down the stages of designing and developing a successful training course and all the key skills needed to deliver effective group training. Formerly published as Designing and Delivering Training for Groups .
The Trainer's Handbook walks readers step-by-step through the training process and contains tips on assessing the needs of participants, keeping training learner-centered, incorporating activities into training, selecting audiovisual aids, ...
Author: Karen Lawson
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
This thoroughly revised and updated second edition of TheTrainer’s Handbook presents a comprehensive, systematicapproach to developing training skills and competencies. Itreflects the current changes in the design, development, anddelivery of training that will meet the needs of today’slearner, distance learning, and performance consulting. The bookoffers a fresh focus on evaluation, includes practical how-toguidance, and a wealth of illustrative real-life examples. Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials arenot included as part of eBook file.
Overseeing the Group Processes The importance of social processes in a
training programme cannot be overemphasised. A key facet of the group process
is the development and nurturing of a positive and mutually supportive
Author: Devendra Agochiya
Publisher: SAGE Publications India
Every Trainer's Handbook, Second Edition is a practical guide that takes the reader through a step-by-step process of planning, organising and delivering an effective training programme. It offers concrete suggestions and guidelines to trainers for enhancing their knowledge and competencies while simultaneously engaging them in a substantive discussion on various concepts, theories and issues related to training. This new edition of the book enlarges the scope of the previous edition. Underscoring the importance of a cohesive and synthesised approach, it brings together all interrelated aspects of the learning process. Recognising the importance of general situations that a trainer has to handle in the delivery of the programme, it identifies new situations and issues that call for action by the trainer under a section 'Role of the trainer'. An entirely new section-Using question-response approach for enhancing participation-reinforces and substantiates the concept, meaning and scope of training. The handbook has been prepared keeping in view the needs of training different types of groups, in different settings, regardless of the nature of the groups or the themes of the training programmes. It is aimed at training managers, instructors at various training and educational institutions, organisers of workshops and seminars, those responsible for planning training programmes, and participants. Its content as well as its reader-friendly language and style make it suitable and relevant for all levels of trainers-the experienced ones or those who are new to professional training. It is a must-read for people specializing in the fields of business and management-training, human resource development, organizational design and development-and social development.
It's your job at this point to be embarrassed and to show the group how “shaping”
works. Part Two: “Embarrass the Trainee. ” Trainer (modify as needed): “Good job
! But that was only the first half of the exercise. The next part is called ...
Author: Robert Epstein
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
30 activities which will help trainers stimulate innovation. Shows how to customize each exercise.
The Diversity Training Handbook provides clear guidelines for dealing with issues including stereotyping, prejudice, racism, sexism, ageism and disability and contains information and advice on appropriate techniques to help bring about ...
Author: Phil Clements
Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers
Diversity issues and the need to understand, and if necessary, change underlying attitudes has become increasingly important for organizations in the aftermath of domestic and global events. This timely new edition provides a practical approach to dealing with this sensitive and vital issue. From one of the authors of the highly successful Equal Opportunities Handbook, this new edition is updated to include new chapters on facilitating diversity training and the management of black and minority ethnic staff, as well as information on the new Equality and Human Rights Commission. The book provides clear guidelines for dealing with issues including stereotyping, prejudice, racism, sexism, ageism and disability and contains information and advice on appropriate techniques to help bring about attitudinal change.
Learning From Conflict is written for trainers, facilitators, team leaders, and educators.
Author: Lois Borland Hart
Publisher: Human Resource Development
Learning From Conflict is written for trainers, facilitators, team leaders, and educators. The fully reproducible sample training designs, case studies, and activities can be applied in a variety of training situations, including communication, supervision, and interpersonal relationships.
Papers designed for professional development cover group development, training, human service programs, and program assessment themes. Resource tools presented include a glossary for organizational development and planned change.
Author: J. William Pfeiffer
Abstract: Materials are presented for use by human relations trainers, organization development practitioners, educators, and other group facilitators. Structured experience activities presented include ice breakers, awareness expansion, intergroup communication, leadership, group process, group problem solving, and competition, leadership, group process, group problem solving, and competition. Pencil and paper activities deal with individual thought and action, organizational dianosis, and interaction of individuals and organizations. Brief conceptual presentations discuss individuals and organizations. Brief conceptual presentations discuss individual, group and organization relationships. Papers designed for professional development cover group development, training, human service programs, and program assessment themes. Resource tools presented include a glossary for organizational development and planned change.
The process by which work relations are improved among members of some task
group in an organization . Various ... analysis flow chart and are 99.9 % sure that
we are stuck with a situation that represents a bona fide training problem ” ( p .
Author: Ray Bard
A gold mine. A masterful work that will advance the professionalism of our field significantly. --Malcolm S. Knowles This book is a learning guide and storehouse of information for new and experienced trainers alike. You get 1) a step-by-step guide for planning your professional development, 2) an extensive catalogue of learning resources, and 3) a concise encyclopedia of HRD and OD--all in one incredible source. Use this training masterpiece to: Chart your HRD career Assess your learning style Choose a mentor Build a training network Select other HRD resources Define the essential terms and theories of HRD and OD...and much more! Malcolm S. Knowles called this collection a bonanza. You'll agree--get your copy today!
The handbook advisory board is one of the best groups of professionals that I
have worked with during my 16 - year affiliation with the American Society for
Training and Development . The advisory board is composed of some of the most
Author: American Society for Training and Development
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Prepares trainers for the technical demands of the 21st century. Includes technical training; instructional design; group training; individualised instruction; skilled trades programmes; adult learners.
ment , it would be possible to break into small groups and offer participants the
opportunity to do a mixture of both workshops . Trainers should encourage
participants to take a risk and involve themselves in a workshop which might at
Author: Dave Macdonald
This guide is intended for people who run training courses on drug abuse or who work with drug users. It provides a set of guidelines for drug training, which includes information on the effects of various drugs, harm reduction, critical incidents and stress management.
The participants sit in a group and shields are provided so that each person can
play a coloured card privately. The facilitator walks around the group and notes
which cards have been played and announces the total; for example, Tour red ...
Author: Jones, Ken
This text provides practical advice and guidance on all aspects of choosing, using, designing, running and assessing simulations. This edition has been updated to include new simulations, references and practical examples.
... group to elect someone to speak on its behalf . ISSUES FOR FACILITATORS
Facilitation is a whole subject in itself . There are a number of models of
facilitation which are beyond the scope of this book . Having said that , diversity
Author: Phil Clements
Publisher: Kogan Page Limited
After the Stephen Lawrence case and the Race Relations Act (2000), all organizations in the UK have had to become much more aware of diversity issues and the need to understand and, if necessary, change underlying attitudes. This handbook offers a practical and sensible approach to dealing with this sensitive issue. Providing clear guidelines, it contains advice for dealing with issues including stereotyping, prejudice, racism, sexism, homophobia, disability and more. There is information on designing diversity training and advice on appropriate techniques to help bring about attitudinal change.
Thankfully, this edition adds ideas for handling each of these situations using the same time-tested principles that have helped Active Training remain as the preeminent teaching methodology for decades.
Author: Melvin L. Silberman
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Active Training has become a classic book in the field of training and development and a standard text on graduate-level HRD programs. It turned instructional design on its head by shifting the emphasis away from the instructor and on to the learner. A lot has happened in the training field in the last 10 years since the previous edition was written and this new edition -- the third significant update in 25 years -- adds sections to comprehensively cover new learning technologies and applications, including social media, m-learning, and creating affordable media; addresses the evolving role of trainers, including onboarding, leading change, coaching managers, mentoring, internal consulting, and building teams; tackles new business realities and challenges, including doing more with less, globalization, and working with multi-generational workforces; and offers best practices for new trainer tasks, skills, and knowledge, including working with the C-suite, engaging and retaining employees, developing leaders, vendor management, and working with SMEs. Revisions include updated workplace examples, new and revised templates and worksheets, updated theory and research sections, and expanded guidelines on evaluating and training ROI, extending the value of training programs, and managing Active Training programs to show state-of-the art applications. What will continue to set these books apart is the relevance of dozens of new examples, the wisdom and impact of fresh practical tips, and the rigor and expertise supporting dozens of exercises and techniques.