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Training Workshop Essentials: Designing, Developing, and Delivering Learning Events that Get Results

ISBN: 978-0-470-47475-4
300 pages
April 2009, Pfeiffer
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This important book offers trainers and effective and efficient approach for designing training workshops and sessions that incorporate concepts from research on how the human brain best obtains, retains and recalls information. Includes information on selecting a topic specifically to address audience needs and provides a step-by-step guidance for creating an effective outline, designing and developing support materials, selecting appropriate location (to include equipment and furnishings), and provide tips for presenting the content to learners in a creative and professional manner. This important book offers trainers and effective and efficient approach for designing training workshops and sessions that incorporate concepts from research on how the human brain best obtains, retains and recalls information. Includes information on selecting a topic specifically to address audience needs and provides a step-by-step guidance for creating an effective outline, designing and developing support materials, selecting appropriate location (to include equipment and furnishings), and provide tips for presenting the content to learners in a creative and professional manner.
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List of Figures, Exhibits, and Tables.

Preface.

Acknowledgments.

Introduction.

PART I: BUILDING A POWERFUL WORKSHOP.

Chapter 1: Making Learning Effective.

Chapter 2: Addressing the Needs of Your Learners.

Chapter 3: Creating a Dynamic Workshop Design.

PART II: FOCUSING ON YOUR LEARNERS.

Chapter 4: Using Brain-Based Research to Enhance Learning.

Chapter 5: Engaging Your Learners.

PART III: GETTING READY TO TRAIN.

Chapter 6: Looking Like a Consummate Training Professional.

Chapter 7: Putting Power into Training Aids.

Chapter 8: Preparing to Share Your Knowledge.

PART IV: MAKING THE WORKSHOP A SUCCESS.

Chapter 9: Keeping the Learning Going.

Chapter 10: Ending on a High Note.

Bibliography.

Resources.

Index.

Training Information.

About the Author.

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Robert W. Lucas is the president of Creative Presentation Resources, a creative training and products company and the founding managing partner for Global Performance Strategies, LLC,an organization specializing in performance-based training and consulting services. He is the author of Creative Learning: Activities and Games That REALLY Engage People, The Creative Training Idea Book, The BIG Book of Flip Charts, and Customer Service Skills for Success.

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