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The Basics of Choosing an Instructional Strategy

What’s Inside This Chapter

This chapter introduces the most common techniques for presenting instructional material in training programs and helps you start to build your repertoire of training design techniques. It opens with a discussion of the characteristics of an engaging training program, explaining why effective training involves more than imparting facts. Next, it presents some common means for engaging learners—called instructional strategies—and explains when to use them:

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