Learning at Work
How to Support Individual and Organizational Learning
As a workplace learning professional, what do you need to be able to do to keep up with a fast-changing industry and move ahead? You’ll find all the answers in a single source—Learning at Work, the third edition of Training for Organizations first published in 1996.
This valuable guide will help both newcomers and seasoned professionals fulfill their many roles and create rewarding careers in the dynamic field of workplace learning.
Special updates to this new edition include additional topics and new “Voices from the Field”—interviews with workplace learning professionals who offer their insights, experiences and perspectives.
Part 1 sets the stage for the book by describing the need for educational leadership in organizations, current and emerging roles for the learning professional and the instructional development cycle.
Part 2 emphasizes the need for careful needs assessment, the purposes of evaluation and collecting and analyzing needs assessment and evaluation data.
Part 3 reviews the best of what is known about learning from instructional design and delivery and theoretical perspectives for workplace learning to planning for instruction and enabling learning inside and outside the classroom.
In part 4, you’ll find techniques and ideas for supporting learning throughout your organization. Chapters are devoted to writing the training proposal, supporting change in the workplace, administering programs and maintaining your professional edge.
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