Hold On, You Lost Me!: Use Learning Styles to Create Training That Sticks, Volume 978, Issues 1-56492

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American Society for Training and Development, 2007 - Business & Economics - 133 pages
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Never be left alone at the head of a class or presentation again. Hold On, You Lost Me offers an easy-to-implement 8-step methodology to create training suitable for all audiences from a small work team to a class of 50. Use this book to drive the gold standard of learning and presentations - increase performance and understanding on the job
 

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Contents

Learning Styles and the 4MAT Model
1
The Learning Cycle
13
The 4MAT Model in the Classroom
23
The Steps of the Learning Cycle
39
The 4MAT Model Lesson Plan
57
Learner Outcomes
67
Evaluating Your Results
77
Improving Delivery Using the 4MAT Model
87
Quick Reference Strategies for Trainers
107
Appendix The Critical First Three Steps
111
References
123
Index
125
About the Authors
133
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About the author (2007)

Bernice McCarthy is the creator of the4MAT(R) method of instruction and the founder of About Learning, a training, publishing, and consulting firm that specializes in instructional design and development.Dr. McCarthy s 4MAT approach identifies the diversity of learners and connects them, no matter their level, to any type of material, emphasizing real-world applications as an essential component of in-depth understanding.This concept-based approach to curriculum and instructional planning promotes high-quality teaching andlearning.Most educators consider Bernice McCarthy'swork to be a key contribution to the development of the learning styles movement and the differentiated classroom.She has presented numerous workshops and keynote sessions on effective learning at hundreds of renowned organizations worldwide, including the U.S. Pentagon, Chicago Public Schools system, Cornell University, the Education Department of the Government of Venezuela, and the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.

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