One hundred one ways to make training active

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Pfeiffer, Jun 8, 1995 - Business & Economics - 303 pages
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Watch your training come alive with any of these 101 adaptable strategies!

These proven, generic activities will enliven your sessions and deepen learning and retention--no matter what you're teaching.

This active training field guide provides activities useful for:

  • Immediately involving participants
  • Promoting back-on-the-job application
  • Facilitating team learning
  • Reviewing program content
  • Developing skills . . . and more!

    You'll also get 160 training tips about: obtaining participant expectations * regaining control of the group * making lectures active * forming groups . . . and more!

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    Contents

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    HOW TO GET ACTIVE PARTICIPATION FROM THE START
    43
    The Great Wind Blows
    62
    Copyright

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    About the author (1995)

    Mel Silberman, Ph.D. is Professor of Adult and Organizational Development at Temple University, where he received its Great Teacher Award. He is also president of Active Training, Princeton, NJ, a consulting firm that provides courses on active training techniques, interpersonal intelligence, and team facilitation.
    Dr. Silberman is a graduate of Brandeis University and holds an M.A. and Ph.D. in educational psychology from the University of Chicago. He is the author and editor of over 30 books, including "Active Training 2e" (Pfeiffer, 1998), "101 Ways to Make Training Active" (Pfeiffer, 1998),"" and "The Consultant's Tool Kit" (McGraw-Hill, 2002), and a regular conference speaker for ASTD and ISPI.
    Dr. Silberman has conducted training for hundreds of corporate, governmental, educational, and human-service organizations. Among his recent clients have been: Valero Refining Co., BMW of North America, MGM Grand, New York University School of Dentistry, Merck, Girl Scouts of the USA, and International Teachers of Business Management Program.

    Karen Lawson, Ph.D., is an international consultant, speaker, and author. As founder and president of Lawson Consulting Group Inc., she has built a successful consulting firm specializing in organization and management development. She has extensive consulting and workshop experience in the areas of management, team development, communication, and quality service across a wide range of industries, including financial services, pharmaceutical, health care, telecommunications, government, and non-profit organizations.
    In her consulting work with Fortune 500 companies as well as small businesses, she uses her experience and knowledge of human relations to help leaders at all levels make a difference in their organizations. She has held many key leadership positions in professional organizations, including the American Society for Training and Development (ASTD) and the National Speakers Association (NSA). She has also received numerous professional awards for her contribution to the training profession.
    Dr. Lawson holds a doctorate in adult and organizational development from Temple University. She earned her MA from the University of Akron and BA from Mount Union College. She is also a graduate of the National School of Banking in Fairfield, Connecticut.
    She is the author of "The Art of Influencing, Improving Workplace Performance Through Coaching, Improving On-the-Job Training and Coaching, Skill Builders: 50 Communications Skills Activities, New Employee Orientation Training," and "Involving Your Audience--Make It Active." She is the co-author of "101 Ways to Make Training Active" (1st ed.) and has published dozens of articles in professional journals. She has presented atmany regional and national professional conferences and is on the adjunct faculty of several colleges and universities.

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