Harold Stolovitch Telling Ain't Training

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Telling Ain't Training

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This book is an entertaining and practical guide for every trainer and performance improvement professional as it tackles the three universal and persistent questions of the profession--how do learners learn, why do learners learn, and how do you ensure that learning sticks. This interactive book with it fun and breezy style illustrate the authors' point of view that learning should be active and enjoyable. Playful illustrations demonstrate the solid research that back up the authors' contentions and help readers separate learning myth from fact to dispel beliefs and practices that often harm the instructional process.

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Harold D. Stolovitch and Erica J. Keeps share a common passion-developing people. Together they have devoted a combined total of more than 70 years to make workplace learning and performance both enjoyable and effective. Their research and consulting activities have involved them in numerous projects with major corporations such as Hewlett-Packard, Sun Microsystems, Oracle, General Motors, Bell Canada, Telecom Asia, Canadian Pacific Railway, Alcan, Prudential, Century 21, and many others. Stolovitch and Keeps are the principals of HAS Learning & Performance Solutions LLC., specialists in the application of instructional technology to business, industry, government, and the military. Together, they are co-editors of both editions of the award-winning Handbook of Human Performance Technology: A Comprehensive Guide for Analyzing and Solving Performance Problems in Organizations and Improving Individuals and Organizational Performance Worldwide published by Jossey-Bass/Pfeiffer. Stolovitch and Keeps are co-editors and co-authors of the Learning and Performance Toolkit series published by Pfeiffer.

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A must have...Telling Ain't Training is chock-full of interactive, practical ideas that are easily grasped and can be immediately applied. Don't create your next class without it! --Chuck O'Keefe, National Manager, Curricula and Operations, University of Toyota, School of Retail Professional Development

I have always listened carefully to what Harold and Erica have to say about teaching. Now, with their marvelous new book Telling Ain't Training, I have what I always knew I needed--a readily accessible Harold and Erica. This is a great book and it will change your perceptions about teaching. The authors present the results of learning research in convincing, fun, and interesting ways. --J. Kimball Dietrich, Associate Professor, Finance and Business Economics, University of Southern California

This practical, innovative, and well-researched book on how we all learn makes this book an invaluable tool for all learning and performance professionals! As a former Vice President of Training and Change Management, I would have made the book mandatory for all trainers, coaches, and managers, had it existed. Well done! --Michel Desjardins, Senior Vice President, BDC Consulting Group, Business Development Bank of Canada

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