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Technical Training Basics, 2nd Ed

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Your essential guide to designing successful training programs.

If you’re an experienced trainer, training manager, content designer, or curriculum developer, Technical Training Basics will help you tackle the challenges of working with specialized, complex subject matter and in partnership with subject matter experts.

Part of ATD’s Training Basics series, this complete guide describes the differences between technical and nontechnical training; the principles of gathering information and arranging content for a highly technical course; how to apply specific tools, equipment, and processes in your training; and how to manage your project from designing and developing a pilot course through post-course review.

This expanded second edition features new material that focuses on:• smaller performance solutions• Agile design• the learner experience.

More exercises, outlines, worksheets, checklists, evaluation forms, and a sample PowerPoint presentation are included to further meet your technical needs.

Book Details

  • ISBN: 9781950496358

  • Pages: 192

  • Publication Date: November 2019

  • Formats: Paperback, PDF

  • Product Code: 111917

About the Authors
Sarah Wakefield

Sarah Wakefield is a technical training supervisor for Schlumberger Limited in Houston. Her primary responsibility is managing the design and development of technical training courses for audiences in locations such as the United States, Europe, South America, the Middle East, Russia, China, and North Africa. Before this, Sarah worked as a curriculum designer for various organizations. Sarah also was an instructor of communication, writing, and life success courses at Ivy Tech State College and at Purdue University in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Sarah holds a master's degree in communication from Purdue, as well as a bachelor's degree from Purdue with a double major in professional writing and psychology.

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