ASTD Handbook: The Definitive Reference for Training and Development, 2nd Edition
A big challenge for many trainers, adult educators in human resource development and related areas is that keeping up with current trends and issues in the talent development profession is time-consuming. Luckily, new resources such as the ASTD Handbook: The Definitive Reference for Training and Development, 2nd Edition provides a one-stop shopping source for ideas, techniques, and strategies related to various components of the training and development profession and areas of the ADDIE instructional design model.
ASTD Handbook: The Definitive Reference for Training and Development, 2nd Edition by The Creative Trainer
In the latest edition of ASTD’s (now ATD) well-known resource, leading practitioners in many aspects of the profession share their thoughts and ideas, best practices and cutting edge strategies and techniques for making adult learning work. There is specific advice on how to turn your training sessions into dynamic, brain-based learning environments where adult learners can take what they learn and immediately apply it in the workplace.
For example, in a chapter on The Value of Experiential Learning, internationally known, award-winning author Robert W. Lucas and Kris Zilliox overview the experiential learning process from what it is, its history, how to implement it and a case study showing the process in action.
To get a better idea of how this dynamic publication can aid you and your organization in improving the way to design, develop and deliver adult learning events more effectively, check out the ASTD Handbook: The Definitive Reference for Training and Development, 2nd Edition.
About Robert W. Lucas
Listed in Who’s Who in the World, Who’s Who in America and Who’s Who in the South & Southeast, Bob Lucas is an internationally-known author and learning and performance expert who specializes in workplace performance-based training and consulting services. He has four decades of experience in customer service, human resources development, and management in a variety of organizational environments. Bob was the 1995 and 2011 President of the Central Florida Chapter of the Association for Talent Development (ATD).
Bob has lived, traveled and worked in 28 different countries and geographic areas. During the past 40 years, Bob has shared his knowledge with workplace professionals from hundreds of organizations, such as Webster University, AAA, Orange County Clerk of Courts, Walt Disney World, SeaWorld, Martin Marietta, all U.S. military branches, and Wachovia Bank. In addition, Bob has provided consulting and training services to numerous major organizations on a variety of workplace learning topics. To contact Bob visit his website at www.robertwlucas.com or his blog www.thecreativetrainer.com.