The Book of Road-Tested Activities
John Wiley & Sons, Mar 31, 2011 - Business & Economics - 420 pages
Enhance your toolkit with the best of the best—100+ tested and perfected activities guaranteed to succeed
"A treasured collection with some never-before-seen tools and activities to increase participation and retention for your learners. . . . The 'insider's tips' feature helps even the newest trainer facilitate these activities like a pro."
"I believe in the effectiveness of training activities, the brilliance of Elaine's editorial skills, and the street smarts of my ASTD colleagues. They all come together in this brilliant book."
"What a wonderful book! . . . This is a must-have reference book for every learning and development professional."
Workplace learning professionals are always looking for the best solution—tried-and-true activities, ones that work every time, ones that always lead participants to gain deeper insight into their leadership capabilities and potential. The Book of Road-Tested Activities gives you just what you're looking for: well-crafted games and activities that have been put to the test in real training situations and proven effective.
To create this edited collection, training legend Elaine Biech painstakingly selected the very best—more than 100 activities that ASTD training professionals have taken to the finish line with excellent results.
Divided between activities geared toward specific workshop topics and multi-purpose training tools and techniques, the book covers:
With both new, innovative activities and classic, dependable ones enhanced with creative variations, Elaine Biech's The Book of Road-Tested Activities provides you with an array of tried-and-true training tools for every occasion and purpose. They'll help you achieve your own stellar track record of successful training and satisfied customers.
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Do You See What I See?
Tuscan Summer Evenings
Listening The Second Half of Communication
Do You Know How to Listen?
Customer Service and Sales Imperative for Organizations
Part of the Big Picture
Get Ready for Interviewing
Icebreakers Getting to Know You
Getting to Know You Getting to Know All About You
Guess What We Have in Common
Diversity and Inclusion Valuing Differences
Teamwork Get to Know Your Team
Three Truths and a Lie
Teamwork Working Together
Hula Hoop Challenge
Think on Your Feet
Power of Questions
You Be the Ethicist
Solving Problems Find Practical Solutions
Through the Looking Glass
Let Go of Your Fears
Throw Down Your Answer
Answer the Question and Keep the Card
Tweet Key Learnings
Product Knowledge Scramble
Give Them the BlackBerries
Deal with It
Online Learning Tools to Try
A Human Touch
Virtual Word Cloud
Ideas for Your ASTD Chapter
About the Editor