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The Theory and Practice of Training

The Theory and Practice of Training is a practical guide providing a comprehensive outline of the major instructional and training concepts, and their relationship to training in practice.
EAN: 9780749454197
Edition: 6
Published:
Format: 234x156
368 pages

About the book

Firmly established as a comprehensive introduction on the topic, this 6th edition provides a wide-ranging outline of the major instructional and training concepts, and their relationship to training in practice. The authors have expanded on information relating to the training environment, equipment, and strategies, as well as new material on cognitive task analysis (CTA) and a new chapter on individual training and development.

Written with the newcomer to the training function in mind, it provides numerous real-life case studies to illustrate the theory. This engaging and practical book is as valuable to those who want to put their training experience into a coherent context, as it is to managers who need to understand the role that training can play.

About the authors

Roger Buckley

Roger Buckley is a Chartered Psychologist who has spent over 30 years in the field of education, training and development. His experience as a tutor, consultant and manager has been gained from his work in schools, universities, the army and in service industries, including both the private and the public sector. He is also series editor of Kogan Page's successful Practical Trainer series and co-author, with Jim Caple, of The Theory and Practice of Training.

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Jim Caple

Jim Caple was a tutor/consultant at the National Institute of Industrial Psychology before becoming a lecturer in training and management development in the higher education sector. Following a period as a Director of Studies at the British Transport Staff College, he spent three years as a training adviser with the NatWest Bank. He is a Chartered Psychologist and a Director of Cashton-Hodges Consultancy Ltd, specialising in training and development.

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