and Development Organizations
||This is THE national site
for training professionals. The annual State of the
Industry report is worth the price of admission alone.
||The International Society
for Performance Improvement site offers information
about their organization as well as many articles on
training and performance improvement. There is no
longer a local chapter.
Resources and Ideas
||Don't let the site title
"Big Dog's Bowl of Biscuits" turn you off.
This site is simply loaded with references,
information and ideas of value to trainers.
||A purely commercial site,
Trainer's Warehouse is one-stop shopping for gadgets,
gimmicks and accessories to spice up training
||Thiagi is considered by
many to be the guru of experiential learning. The site
is commercial, but also contains lots of free
articles, exercises and other useful training ideas.
||Another training leader is
Bob Pike. Enroll on his site and get little nuggets of
his training wisdom delivered to you on a monthly
||Great information on
elearning trends as well as training "do's"
||This is a commercial site
for InFocus. While is does hawk InFocus wares, it has
good articles to groom overall presentation skills.
||TeamNet is designed to help
professionals working on teams develop interaction
with one another. This site has a valuable page with
links to other sites concerned with team development.
||This site was named by Alan
Chapman referring to the juggling exercises he uses in
his training. The site includes lots of good articles
and exercises for trainers. Very useful stuff.
||If you are interested in
the FISH philosophy, this is their site. They offer
previews and purchases of their videos. A cable or DSL
connection is recommended for viewing this site.
||Although this site is aimed
at school age learning, it has provocative ideas of
trainers to consider. The site centers on the work of
Mel Levine, author of One Mind at a Time.
||The Educators Reference
Desk provides resource links, a question and answer
section, lesson plans on a wide variety of topics and
the ability to do database searches for topics of
||The Training Registry is
free to associations and non-profits. You can create
test, surveys and assessments online. Included is a
directory of training workshops and resources.
||This commercial site has
nice learning organization models. Just click on the
open stair step link to the left of their home page.
||The Training and
Development Community Center is rich in links to training
resources. A fun site just to rummage around in.
||This is Training Magazine's
site. Rich in material.
||Test Central is an online
testing site where you can design and administer tests
for your training program.
|The web site for the
national Society for Human Resource Management
features many timely articles related to general HR
issues. Not much regarding specific training topics.
||This site has information
on a wide variety of HR concerns. Good information for
trainers to keep up on.
||This organization provides
general HR services to clients. The site has links to
some well written articles, including training topics.
||This magazine site provides
a contemporary, global perspective on the challenges
facing leaders and organizations today. Want more
support? Be sure to check out their Company of Friends
||This is a non-profit
private foundation designed to foster an awareness and
appreciation of cultural differences in both the
international and domestic arenas.
||Keep track of what is going
on in the field through this OD Network site. A good
general resource for the practitioner.
|The OD Institute is a
non-profit organization whose site tracks the
profession. Good articles.
||This commercial site has
lots of useful material relating to OD and team
building. Lots of practical ideas and tools.
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