An overview of training and development: why training matters

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Author: Carliner, Saul; Driscoll, Margaret


This book provides an introduction to the field of training and development and to the work of training and development professionals. It focuses on training and development as a profession rather than the skills of designing and developing programs. The focus is on what these professionals do and the context in which they perform their work. Specifically, the book describes the: (a) products and services offered by people in the field; (b) various roles that professionals in the field assume; (c) processes, guiding concepts, and technologies used in the work; (d) the client-centered...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Providers of education and training; Employment; Career development

Keywords: Trainers; Occupation; Occupational structure; Job requirements; Professional development; Career planning; Educational technology; Pedagogics; Training evaluation; Student teacher relationship

Geographic subjects: United States; Canada; North America

Published: Excelsior, Minnesota: Lakewood Media Group, 2019

Physical description: xii, 286 p.

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ISBN: 109904538X; 9781099045387

Resource type: Guide

Call number: TD/TNC 138.196

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