Chapter 6

Understanding the Foundations of Training Design

What’s in This Chapter

•  Introducing adult learning theory

•  Exploring multiple intelligences

•  Incorporating whole brain learning

•  Learning how theory enters into practice


Because this book provides fully designed workshops, you don’t need to know all the details of designing a course—the design has already been done for you. However, understanding some of the principal design and learning theories that underpin these workshops is useful and helpful—especially if you are somewhat new to the field of workplace training and development. To effectively deliver training to learners requires a core understanding of how and why people learn. This gives you the flexibility to adapt a ...

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