The Theory and Practice of Training

The Theory and Practice of Training

by Roger Buckley (Author), Jim Caple (Author)


Revised and updated to take account of all changes in the training field since publication of the 2nd edition, this book provides a comprehensive overview of the major instructional and training theories and their relationship to training in practice. Among the new sections included in this edition are: the increasing consultancy role of in-house trainers; competence based training; a detailed checklist to assess trainer performance; critical incident and reporting grid techniques; and consumer surveys as a means to identify training needs. Throughout the book, new or improved figures have been included. The book makes use of real-life examples from the authors' own experiences of training in practice, of checklists, tables and sample forms. The authors examine all the main training issues, including: the role of training in organizations; proactive and reactive assessments of training needs; training objectives; theoretical models of training; training strategies and methods; validation, evaluation and assessment techniques.


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Format: Paperback
Pages: 256
Edition: 3
Publisher: Kogan Page Ltd
Published: 23 Feb 1995

ISBN 10: 0749414618
ISBN 13: 9780749414610