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Delivering Time Management for IT Professionals: A Trainer's Manual by Dr. Jan Yager

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Understanding how adults learn in a nutshell

Some of you are professional trainers, so what I will share now will be old hat to you. But others will be training for the first time. Or, if you've done training before, you may not have liked your approach to training. That is because so many of us were raised with the out-dated notion that you train by lecturing to your audience. You impart to them all the knowledge that you have and maybe you throw in a question and answer period so it seems like it's more interactive.

Research into adult learning, however, has resulted in a revised view of training especially when you are training adults. During the 5-day training certificate program I participated in, sponsored by ATD, I learned this about adult ...

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