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Training for Dummies

by Elaine Biech

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So you’re not a dummy. Don’t let the title fool you. Training for Dummies is the trainer’s bible covering everything from conducting needs assessments to compiling evaluations. You will gain valuable insight from an expert in the field of training. Written with both new and seasoned trainers in mind, you’ll learn tips and tricks of the pros for conquering stage fright, creating an energizing learning environment, adding humor to training, ice breakers that work, dealing with difficult participants, selecting and using visual aids, and much more. Training for Dummies is also a foundation book for ASTD (American Society for Training and Development) certifications. Written in the easy to read "Dummies" series style, this book is a must-read for anyone who wants to be or is a trainer. ( )
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Millions of Americans have to train others as part of their jobs. Whether you’re an employee training your co-workers on a new process or skill, a volunteer asked to train new volunteers, a chef training your staff, or a paramedic giving CPR training, it’s just as important to know how to teach others as it is to know what you’re talking about. It doesn’t matter how much you know about your subject if you can’t share it with others.

Fortunately, Training For Dummies offers all the nuts and bolts of training for anyone who has to educate others on any subject and in any field. It covers all the modern, interactive instructional methods and dynamic training approaches available and helps you get trainees inspired, involved, and enthused. Training For Dummies will help you:Keep it interesting so trainees learn more eagerlyMaster the jargon of trainingUse audio and visual aids effectivelyPrepare for the training certification processEvaluate your results and improve your tactics

Elaine Biech, President and Managing Principal of Ebb Associates, Inc., and known as “the trainer’s trainer” shows you all the tips and tricks of the trade. Based on her long experience as a trainer and her work for clients such as the IRS and many Fortune 500 companies, Biech helps you discover:Tips, techniques, and tidbits for enhancing your training sessionsMethods that improve trainee participationAlternatives to the traditional lecture methodTactics for gauging and managing group dynamicsStrategies for addressing problems in the classroomHints for understanding and adapting to different learning stylesHelpful resources and other extra material you can put to immediate use

No matter what you do for a living, there will probably come a time when you have to teach others what you know. Training For Dummies cuts through the complicated jargon to present the basics of teaching and learning in straightforward, plain English so you can share your specialized knowledge with those who need it.

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There's a big difference between "knowing your stuff" and knowing how to teach others your stuff. Trainers have to know both. Whether you're an employee who has been tapped to train co-workers or a professional trainer who wants to hone your skills, 'Training for dummies' provides proven, effective tools and approaches.… (more)

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