How to Write & Prepare Training Materials

How to Write & Prepare Training Materials

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From writing job descriptions and procedure manuals to conducting performance appraisals and writing instructional inputs, organization trainers are responsible for producing a significant amount of written material in addition to their more recognized speaking responsibilities. Human resources professional Stimson provides advice on basic writing principles and their applications to the various types of materials trainers may be required to write. She also includes a section discussing legalities, the use of tables and charts, and relevant technology. Distributed in the U.S. by Stylus Publishing. Annotation (c) Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

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How to Write and Prepare Training Manuals explains the techniques to employ when writing and preparing all types of training materials, whether handouts, reports, structured courses or material for use online.
Packed with highly practical advice, this handbook will help managers, coaches and trainers ensure that their training materials are as effective as possible. Clearly explaining the essential techniques to employ when preparing all types of training materials for workshops, courses and seminars, whether handouts, reports, structured courses or material for use online, the book gives proven tips for improvement in the effectiveness of your training materials. Fully revised to take account of the differences in how and what we write and read in the digital age, this book considers all the possible materials that trainers and coaches may write, including: manuals; forms and questionnaires; course notes and handouts; course visuals; self-learning texts; reports; minutes of meetings; tables and charts; and Web pages. It also has helpful information on copyright issues, data protection, editing and punctuation. With step-by-step information and good and bad examples of material, this is the ideal handbook to help you write more effective training materials.

Publisher: London : Kogan Page, 2002
Edition: 2nd ed
Description: ix, 181 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
ISBN: 9780749437237
Branch Call Number: 658.3124 Sti


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