Learning from experience
- How Do Your Trainees See You? // Training & Development Journal;Jul80, Vol. 34 Issue 7, p8
Offers tips and advice to trainers on how to present themselves to their trainees. Levels of dressing for trainers; Dressing equal to or one step above the level of dress of the trainees; Impact of a trainer's level of dress on training outcome.
- Shifting gears for high performance. Gill, Stephen J. // Training & Development;May95, Vol. 49 Issue 5, p24
Discusses the need for a paradigm shift in the human resource development (HRD) profession from the business of training to the business of learning. Need for HRD profession to examine mental models to become instrumental in learning organizations; Disciplines learning; Myths characterizing the...
- Trust me, I'm a trainer. Donovan, Paul; Townsend, John // People Management;8/8/2002, Vol. 8 Issue 16, p38
Provides guidelines for employee training personnel who wants to build their credibility during a training course. Importance for trainers to show their knowledge of the subject; Purpose of using two-sided arguments; Role played by attraction and antipathy in credibility.
- Finding the Trainers Among You. Kozoll, Charles E. // Training & Development Journal;Jul75, Vol. 29 Issue 7, p12
Discusses methods for identifying personnel from among experienced employees of business enterprises in the U.S. capable of conducting training sessions. Techniques of a coach; Immediate correction; Trainer as a non-threatening observer.
- Look Smarter in Your First Training Job. Kirby, Paula; Ginzel, Linda // Training & Development Journal;Aug89, Vol. 43 Issue 8, p69
Discusses professional and program issues first-year trainers wish they had considered before their first assignments. Part played by the trainer in the achievement of organizational success; Communication of the trainer's value to the organization; Handling of the political sensitivities of...
- Selecting a Training Program For New Trainers. // Training & Development Journal;Jan1983, Vol. 37 Issue 1, p96
Focuses on factors considered by training directors when choosing an appropriate program for new trainers. Popularity of the in-house train-the-trainer program; Basic competencies necessary for the inexperienced instructor to perform as an effective trainer; Instructor competencies.
- Rate Your Training Program Traits. Luckett, Daniel // Training & Development Journal;Apr85, Vol. 39 Issue 4, p79
Presents a guideline for rating training program traits. Basic qualities of successful training programs; Program efficiency; Usefulness.
- Evaluating the Seminar Marketplace. Piontkowski, Mona // Training & Development Journal;Jan1986, Vol. 40 Issue 1, p74
Advises human resource (HR) training professionals on how to choose seminars to attend. Types of seminar sponsors; Consultation of other HR professionals; Examination of previous seminar brochures.
- Trainers, Take Your Own Advice. Cummings, David L. // Training & Development Journal;Sep84, Vol. 38 Issue 9, p42
Discusses the skill required of trainers for creating a sound training program. Planning; Organizing; Directing; Controlling; Computer skills.