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The "50-Minute series is a collection of over 200 books that have a common goal--a simple, direct, self-study approaches to topics. Designed to be brief and highly interactive, "50-Minute Books offer a single-minded approach to developing the skills needed in today's workplace. The promise is in the name, the books can be read in one or two evenings, or in one concentrated sitting. The "50-Minute Books in this catalog have helped millions of readers to understand the changing needs of the workplace and to find the ways to grow, adapt, and develop new skills at their own pace. Because these are books that describe and teach the fundamental and specialized skills people need today to succeed, individuals will seek them out. Managers will look here for help too--the businesses in any sizeable community often spend more on training people, and teaching them new skills, than the average school district spends on educating children. Crisp is a familiar name in the business marketplace, and every year we hear from trainers, executives, supervisors, and workers at every level about how useful the "50-Minute Books are. If you would like to know more about how we can help you to help your customers, and find the potential sales in your business community, please let our reps know or contact Crisp Trade Sales. Developing a strategy for lifelong learning that includes all of the interests and needs of worklife and personal expression.
After completing this book, you will discover the art of high-performance learning, build your skills to match the speed of change, become a self-directed learner for life, and thrive as you create new opportunities.
The Crisp Training Essentials Learning Track includes the best self-directed study books at a significant cost savings. To help you learn the essentials of training, this bundle combines the best Fifty-Minute Series books and additional Crisp publications to provide in-depth knowledge of the subject matter. Relevant case studies, self-evaluations, and practical examples help to reinforce key concepts. Instead of ordering one book at a time, simply order the bundle and start your library today.
This is a book about the adult learner--their habits, their learning styles and attitudes--to be used as a roadmap to lefelong learning.
Table of Contents
Section 1: Lifelong Learning and You Introduction: Why Lifelong Learning? Tactic 1: Planning for Your Lifelong Learning: Setting Learning Goals Tactic 2: Adopting the A.S.K. Attitude Tactic 3: Learning About Your Learning Style Section 2: Improving Listening, Memory, and Reading Skills Tactic 4: Using ?Brain Friendly? Learning Techniques Tactic 5: Learning to Listen, Listening to Learn Tactic 6: Making the Most of Memory Tactic 7: Learning from Printed Materials?Reading Section 3: Making Technology, Habits, and Experience Work for You Tactic 8: Using New Learning Technology Tactic 9: Developing Lifelong Learning Habits Tactic 10: Maximizing Experiential Learning Conclusion: Lifelong Learning Options