101 Ways to Make Training Active

Author: Melvin L. Silberman
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118046692
Format: PDF, Docs
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When it was first published in 1995, Mel Silberman's 101 Ways to Make Training Active became an instant bestseller. Now this revised and updated second edition offers the same dynamic approach and several completely new case examples. The examples support each exercise and highlight real-time uses of the highly successful Active Training method. In addition, the book includes 200 training tips that form the nuts-and-bolts of successful active training. These tips incorporated in the book's top ten lists show how to build quality, activity, variety, and direction into your training programs. For the first time 101 Ways to Make Training Active features a CD-ROM containing all the original "Top Ten Trainers Tips and Techniques" lists for easy reproduction and distribution.

101 More Ways to Make Training Active

Author: Melvin L. Silberman
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118971957
Format: PDF
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Features 101 proven strategies to design and deliver Active Training for virtually any topic. Trainers will discover a toolkit full of creative, challenging, and fun ways to enliven learning. Redesigned so readers can more readily identify strategies that hold the most promise for specific training situations, topics, and learning objectives, as well as adding suggested conditions for each: length of time, number of participants, etc. Each strategy is illustrated with a case example. Also features 20 how-to lists (200 total) that any trainer will find indispensable when facilitating active training, including practical guidelines for setting up the classroom for active training, obtaining participation at any time, utilizing props, making lectures active, and more. The active learning strategies are organized into three major categories that correlate to the distinct phases of effective training session: the opening, the main learning events, and the closing. Within these three categories, readers will find sub-categories, such as team building, stimulating discussion, team learning, e-learning, skill development, review, application planning, etc. New learning activities cover topics to include: communication, change management, coaching, feedback, creativity and innovation, conflict and collaboration, diversity and inclusion, leadership, customer service, decision-making, problem solving, self-management. The strategies and activities in this book are geared to classroom delivery of training. A separate collection is devoted entirely to online learning strategies and activities, 101 Ways to Make Online Learning Active. What will continue to set these books apart is the relevance of dozens of new examples, the wisdom and impact of fresh practical tips, and the rigor and expertise supporting dozens of exercises and techniques.

101 Ways to Make Learning Active Beyond the Classroom

Author: Elaine Biech
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 111897199X
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Fresh, creative strategies guaranteed to enliven online training 101 Ways to Make Learning Active Beyond the Classroom provides proven, practical strategies, activities, and tips for those tasked with facilitating training in any subject area among alternative settings. Based on the best-selling Active Training approach, these methods have been designed by recognized experts, and are guaranteed to enliven any learning event. Readers will find a toolkit of ready-to-use exercises and tips for organizing, conducting, and delivering active learning, in alternative settings on the job or around the world. The book is organized in a way that allows trainers to quickly and easily identify strategies that hold the most promise for specific situations. Each strategy is illustrated with a case example that demonstrates the concepts in action. Two hundred tips organized in twenty how-to lists will prove invaluable for using Twitter, coaching virtually, encouraging informal learning, opening interactive virtual learning sessions, and much more. Coverage includes best practices for social media and informal learning, common e-learning tools, as well as guidance toward using a full gamut of tools from gamification and simulation to serious games and m-learning. Active training encourages participants to use their brains to study ideas, solve problems, and apply what they've learned. It's a fast-paced, fun, supportive, and personally engaging environment. This book shows training facilitators the proven techniques that help learners get more out of the material. Design a more engaging learning environment Improve delivery with optimized technology Utilize effective learning tools and practical strategies Learn best practices for social media, coaching, virtual learning, and more Learners need to figure things out by themselves, ask questions, practice skills, and transfer skills and knowledge to the job. With proven strategies designed by industry leaders, 101 Ways to Make Learning Active Beyond the Classroom is the indispensable guide to the design and delivery of effective alternative ways to learn.

One hundred one ways to make meetings active

Author: Melvin L. Silberman
Publisher: Pfeiffer
ISBN: 9780787946074
Format: PDF, Mobi
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From a legend in the field of training comes a resource that gives managers, team leaders, and supervisors 101 tips, tactics, and simple strategies to brighten up meetings and move the action along while successfully fulfilling goals and objectives.

101 Dog Tricks

Author: Kyra Sundance
Publisher: Quarry
ISBN: 1592533256
Format: PDF, ePub
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Performers Kyra and Chalcy illustrate each trick. Trick training is a great way to bond with your dog, help your dog integrate into your family, and keep him mentally and physically challenged. Includes: beg, bow, say your prayers, fetch the paper, find the remote, and more; also, step-by-step instructions to guide the trainer; troubleshooting tips to solve problems; and "build-on" ideas that encourage taking a mastered skill to the next level.--Publisher's description.

The Ten Minute Trainer

Author: Sharon L. Bowman
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118046668
Format: PDF
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Discover more than one hundred of Sharon Bowman's training-room-proven exercises and activities -- many derived from the high-impact strategies of NLP and Accelerated Learning -- and reduce delivery time, increase retention and improve knowledge and skill transfer. These back-pocket activities are easy, quick, topic-related, and fun, and you can draw on with a minimum of preparation. The Ten-Minute Trainer features a variety of exercises, ranging from one to ten minutes in length, and provides content-specific exercises as well as activities for transitioning between topics and gauging understanding. You'll find a useful answer section that explains the brain research behind the book and a special section on learning styles that ties in with the philosophy of "learn it fast and make it last." Order your copy of this effective resource today!

The Media Training Bible

Author: Brad Phillips
Publisher: BookBaby
ISBN: 0988322013
Format: PDF
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Delivering an effective media interview today is more challenging than ever before. Today’s media spokesperson must compete with shrinking audience attention spans, cope with social media overload, and confront sensationalized reporting. Given those challenges, how can you create positive messages that cut through the noise and motivate your audiences? How can you respond to difficult questions in a confident manner that increases your credibility? And how can you navigate your company through a media crisis so it becomes a mere blip instead of a reputation-destroying disaster? Brad Phillips, one of the world’s top media trainers, will lead you through an engaging mix of 101 two-page lessons, three dozen real-life case studies, and several hands-on exercises. He will teach you how to become an effective media spokesperson, eliminate your fear, build your brand, and enhance your reputation. You will learn how to: • Master the ground rules for working with reporters • Create memorable media messages • Support your message with media-friendly stories, statistics, and sound bites • Deliver a winning interview • Answer tough questions • Adjust your approach for print, radio, television, and social media • Use positive body language that reinforces your message • Dress for television • Prepare for and manage a media crisis One of the most comprehensive and well-organized books ever published on the topic, The Media Training Bible will prepare you for today’s media culture, in which a tweet can become newsworthy and a news interview can become tweet-worthy.

Active Learning

Author: Melvin L. Silberman
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
ISBN: 9780205178667
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Presents learning activities for the beginning and middle of a teaching session in a middle or secondary classroom, and features concluding exercises to encourage reflection, retention, and application.