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Real Trainers, Real Techniques

Real Trainers, Real Techniques

Are you at your computer right now?

Start writing an email – to me –

Subject: Training Tip

Write down the first great training tip that pops into your mind.

Now press send.

Send us that idea, and we’ll see about getting it out to a few thousand people a lot like you.

Consider (but don’t limit yourself to) these categories:

  • Sources of information on technology, and ways to better apply electronic resources.
  • Delivery: Tips for polishing your presentation and smoothing your delivery.
  • Evaluation: Ideas for testing whether training meets trainers’ and students’ expectations.
  • Needs Analysis: How do you determine whether your presentation is not only teaching, but teaching the materials attendees want and need?
  • Instructional design: Techniques for making sessions more efficient, effective, educational.
  • Topical training: Great ideas that don’t fit perfectly in our other categories.
    • Computer skills.
    • Customer service training
    • Orientation
    • Sales training
    • Management training
    • Train-the-trainer…and more.
  • Openers & Energizers: What do you do to get people excited at the beginning of your session … or right after lunch … or after that long section on technical terminology? Tell us how you get the troops ready to march onward.

Be sure to include your name, organization, title, phone number, address, and e-mail address with all submissions.

Include date of printing and name of publication with any ideas you’re submitting that you picked up somewhere else so we can give credit where credit is due!

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