Chapter 5 - Orientation, Training, and Development

Develop realistic goals andor measures for each ojt

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: whole- versus- part learning – most jobs can be broken down into parts that lend themselves to further analysis • determining most effective manner for completing each part provides basis for giving specific instruction ! massed- versus- distributed learning – amount of time devoted to practice in one session • spacing out training will result in faster learning and longer retention ! Feedback and reinforcement – some feedback comes from self- monitoring while other feedback comes from trainers, fellow trainees, etc. As employee’s training progresses, feedback serves purpose of knowledge of results and motivation Meaningfulness of presentation – presented in meaningful manner so trainees can connect training with things already familiar to them Modelling – learning by watching • Behaviour modification – technique that if behaviour is rewarded (positively reinforced) it will be exhibited more frequently in the future o Important to use some type of incentive to reinforce • ! ! Characteristics of Trainers • Success of training activity depend on skills and personal characteristics of those responsible for conducting training • Good trainers (staff or line managers) need to be knowledgeable about subject, well- prepared, good communication skills, and enthusiastic with sense of humour Phase 3: Implementing the Training Program • • • • Choices regarding instructional methods are where “rubber meets road” in implementing a training program Major consideration in choosing among various training methods is determining which ones are appropriate for KSAs to be learned Factual = lecture, classroom, programmed instruction Large beha...
View Full Document

This document was uploaded on 03/28/2014 for the course MOS 1021B at UWO.

Ask a homework question - tutors are online