Training Program For Training Programs

706 Words Jan 28th, 2016 3 Pages
Given that many organizations view training as a way to gain competitive advantage, and considering the costs associated with training development and implementation, it’s important that trainees learn the necessary knowledge and skills and transfer what they learned to the job successfully.
Traditional training research has focused on ways in which training programs can be designed to improve learning. Over the past 20 years, practitioners were routinely suggesting that it’s vital for trainees to appropriately prepare for learning to maximize the outcome of training initiatives.
Pre-training interventions are activities or materials brought into a training session before the training starts, to improve the potential for learning as well as effectiveness and efficiency of practice. They are considered to improve learning by properly matching components of training programs to trainees’ internal learning processes, effectively focusing trainee concentration during learning, orienting trainees to the structure and complexity of the upcoming training materials, or providing strategies trainees might use to monitor their learning (Mesmer-Magnus & Viswesvaran, 2010).
Literature Review
Brief description of the article: The article I reviewed was a meta-analysis called “The Role of Pre-training Interventions in Learning,” written by Mesmer-Magnus and Viswesvaran in 2010.
Major takeaways from articles’ findings: Mesmer-Magnus and Viswesvaran examined the value of five…
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