ASTD Handbook: The Definitive Reference for Training & Development

Editor/Author Biech, Elaine
Publication Year: 2014
Publisher: ATD Press

Single-User Purchase Price: $129.95
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $194.92
ISBN: 978-1-56286-913-7
Category: Business, Finance & Economics - Management
Image Count: 116
Book Status: Available
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This Handbook explains the new competencies for professional development and addresses the challenges faced by today's practitioners. It represents the essence of the training practice with solid how-to content, plus tools, resources, technology, and more.

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Table of Contents

  • Foreword
  • Introduction
  • Section I: The Training and Development Profession
  • Luminary Perspective, Shaping the Future of the Training and Development Profession - William J. Rothwell
  • 1 The Evolution of the Training Profession - Kevin Oakes
  • 2 ASTD's New Competency Model - Jennifer Naughton
  • 3 The Importance of Certification - Kimo Kippen, Coline T. Son Lee, and Jeff Toister
  • 4 Take Charge of Your Career: Breaking Into and Advancing in the T&D Profession - Annabelle Reitman
  • 5 The Occasional Trainer: What You Must Know to Help Others Learn - Harold D. Stolovitch and Erica J. Keeps
  • 6 What's on the Horizon for the T&D Profession? - Jane Hart
  • Section II: Assessing and Analyzing Needs
  • Luminary Perspective, What I Know for Sure: Looking Through a Rearview Mirror - Dana Gaines Robinson
  • 7 How Do Needs Assessments Align to the Bottom Line? - Roger Kaufman
  • 8 Data Collection and Assessment: Finding the Right Tool for the Job - Ethan S. Sanders
  • 9 Analyzing Needs to Select the Best Delivery Method - Jean Barbazette
  • 10 You Want It When? Balancing Time, Quality, and Expectations Before Designing - Jenn Labin and Halelly Azulay
  • Section III: Designing and Developing Effective Learning
  • Luminary Perspective, Ideas for Designing and Developing Effective Learning - Sivasailam “Thiagi” Thiagarajan
  • 11 Design Models and Learning Theories for Adults - Darryl L. Sink
  • 12 SAM: A Practical, Agile Alternative to ADDIE - Michael W. Allen
  • 13 Using Bloom's Digital Taxonomy to Flip the Classroom and Create the Best Blend - Jennifer Hofmann
  • 14 Captivate Your Learners by Designing Effective Games, Simulations, and Activities - Tracy Tagliati, Becky Pluth, and Karl Kapp
  • 15 Creating Media Learning Content That's Fabulous, Fast, and Affordable - Jonathan Halls
  • 16 Working With SMEs - Chuck Hodell
  • 17 Curation of Content - Ben Betts
  • 18 The Legal Aspects of Training: Protect What Is Yours and Avoid Taking What Belongs to Someone Else - Linda Byars Swindling and Mark V.B. Partridge
  • Section IV: Delivering T&D Solutions That Make a Difference
  • Luminary Perspective, Delivering T&D Solutions That Make a Difference - Bob Pike
  • 19 Evidence-Based Training: The Most Recent Research for Delivery - Ruth Clark
  • 20 Keep Participants Engaged - Cindy Huggett and Michael Wilkinson
  • 21 The Value of Experiential Learning - Robert (Bob) W. Lucas and Kris Zilliox
  • 22 A Serious E-Learning Manifesto - Michael Allen, Julie Dirksen, Clark Quinn, and Will Thalheimer
  • 23 The Global Virtual Classroom - Darlene Christopher
  • 24 Pervasive Learning: Formal, Informal, and Social - Dan Pontefract
  • 25 Learning Informally in Your Workscape - Jay Cross
  • 26 M-Thinking: There's an App for That - Clark Quinn
  • 27 Effective Social Media for Learning - Jane Bozarth
  • 28 Supporting Worker Performance in the Workplace - Patti Shank
  • Section V: Transferring Learning and Evaluating Impact
  • Luminary Perspective, The Growing Importance of Measuring Results and Impact - Robert O. Brinkerhoff
  • 29 Implement the Four Levels of Evaluation to Demonstrate Value - Jim Kirkpatrick and Wendy Kayser Kirkpatrick
  • 30 The Basics of Return-on-Investment - Jack J. Phillips and Patti Phillips
  • 31 Building the Learning Transfer Competence of Participants - Calhoun Wick and Katherine Granger
  • 32 Linking Learning to Performance - Paul Elliott
  • 33 Results-Based Evaluation: Keeping the End in Mind - Karie Willyerd, Jenny Dearborn, and Sanchita Sur
  • 34 Learning Analytics That Maximize Individual and Organizational Performance - Alec Levenson
  • Section VI: Expanded Roles of the T&D Professional
  • Luminary Perspective, Cobbler, What About Your Shoes? Career Contemplations for T&D Professionals - Bev Kaye
  • 35 Designing an Economical and Effective Onboarding Process - Karen Lawson
  • 36 Consulting on the Inside - Beverly Scott and B. Kim Barnes
  • 37 Building Extraordinary Internal Teams - Geoff Bellman and Kathleen Ryan
  • 38 Securing Executive Support: Presenting to the C-Suite - Dianna Booher
  • 39 Mentoring: Building Partnerships for Learning - Chip R. Bell
  • 40 Helping Managers Develop Their Employees - Wendy Axelrod
  • 41 Knowledge Management: An Introduction for T&D Professionals - Marc Rosenberg
  • Section VII: Managing the Business of Training
  • Luminary Perspective, Tying Training to Business Needs - William C. Byham
  • 42 Developing a Strategy for Training and Development - John Coné
  • 43 Building Your Business Acumen - Kevin Cope
  • 44 Managing From the Middle: Challenges and Opportunities as a T&D Manager - Tacy M. Byham
  • 45 Project Management for T&D Professionals: Five Steps to Increase Your Effectiveness - Lou Russell
  • 46 Managing Relationships With Universities, Vendors, and Consultants - Rita Bailey
  • Section VIII: Developing and Leading Organizations: T&D's Role
  • Luminary Perspective, Training and Development's Role in Developing and Leading Organizations - Ken Blanchard
  • 47 The Training and Development Professional's Role in Guiding Change - Patricia A. McLagan
  • 48 Strengths-Based Performance Management - Marcus Buckingham
  • 49 Developing Leaders for the Future - Nick Petrie and Jean Brittain Leslie
  • 50 How Training and Development Can Help High Potentials Be Successful - Scott Blanchard
  • Section IX: Contemporary Challenges
  • Luminary Perspective, Learning Challenges of the Future: Personalization and Control Shifts - Elliott Masie
  • 51 Developing Leadership Around the Globe - Bill Wiggenhorn and Renie McClay (With Global Contributors)
  • 52 Challenges and Solutions for a Multigenerational Workforce - Alexandra Levit
  • 53 The Neuroscience of Learning - Susan Goldsworthy and Walter McFarland
  • 54 The Persistent Classroom - David Powell
  • 55 Learning Is Not Optional: A CEO's Perspective - Douglas R. Conant
  • Appendix A: Glossary
  • Appendix B: List of Tools
  • About the Editor