Telling Ain't Training
IN THIS SUMMARY
Telling Ain’t Training presents an in-depth look at workplace training, adult learners, and the most effective tools for conveying and absorbing knowledge. By switching the focus from the information to be learned to the needs of the learners, the instructor can optimize the transfer of knowledge. By engaging students through activities that reinforce course objectives, the instructor can communicate knowledge that learners will store and retain. By offering rewards for learning achievements and constructive feedback throughout the training session, the instructor will keep students on course and open to new knowledge. Paying particular attention to training techniques for teaching adults effectively, the Harold D. Stolovitch and Erica J. Keeps offer trainers a five-step formula for planning successful workplace training. They also explore the contemporary trend of online and e-learning training programs and suggest the best approaches for integrating these instructional methods with hands-on learning.