The Accelerated Learning Handbook: A Creative Guide to Designing and Delivering Faster, More Effective Training Programs / Edition 1

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Overview

Create and Implement High-Impact, Low-Cost Training Programs In Half the Time or Better!

Accelerated learning the use of the full mind and the whole personality to speed and enhance learning has impressed trainers and learners worldwide with its effectiveness. The Accelerated Learning Handbook is the definitive guide to this state-of-the-art learning approach.

Written by accelerated learning guru Dave Meier, the book explains an innovative, rapid instructional design methodology and presents hundreds of practical techniques and ideas to speed training time and reduce costs, while significantly improving learning and long-term results. In The Accelerated Learning Handbook, discover how leading corporations are using A.L. methods to:

  • Speed and enhance learning
  • Greatly reduce course design time
  • Improve retention and job performance
  • Involve learners at every stage of the process
  • Enhance both classroom and Web-based learning
  • Create healthier learning environments
  • Build effective learning communities
  • Energize and re-humanize the learning process
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071355476
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 6/29/2000
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 274
  • Sales rank: 293,663
  • Product dimensions: 7.70 (w) x 9.40 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Dave Meier founded the Center for Accelerated Learning in 1980. Since then, he has trained more corporate training professionals to use accelerated learning techniques than any other person worldwide. The Center for Accelerated Learning mails over 200,000 brochures and newsletters annually in support of Dave's work and seminars. His clients include Continental Airlines, Ameritech, Con Edison, Canon USA, Shell Oil, Starbucks, Traveler's Insurance, AT&T, Intel, and American Express. He has published articles in Training & Development magazine, is the editor of Accelerated Learning Application News, and was chosen "Trainer of the Year" by the ASTD's Brain Trainer's Group.

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Table of Contents

Part I: The Learning Revolution.

Chapter 1: A Brief History of the A.L. Movement.

Chapter 2: The Guiding Principles of A.L.

Chapter 3: Curing the West's Educational Diseases.
Part II: Natural Learning.

Chapter 4: The Brain and Learning.

Chapter 5: The SAVI Approach to Learning.
Part III: The Four Phases of Learning.

Chapter 6: A Summary of the Four Phases.

Chapter 7: Phase 1: Preparation Techniques.

Chapter 8: Phase 2: Presentation Techniques.

Chapter 9: Phase 3: Practice Techniques.

Chapter 10: Phase 4: Performance Techniques.
Part IV: Additional A.L. Tools and Techniques.

Chapter 11: Music for Learning.

Chapter 12: Themes.

Chapter 13: Pictograms.

Chapter 14: Question-Raising Techniques.

Chapter 15: Learning Games.

Chapter 16: Imagery and Learning.

Chapter 17: Natural Light.

Chapter 18: Aromas.
Part V: Computers and Accelerated Learning.

Chapter 19: Using Technology Wisely.

Chapter 20: Public Education and the Web.

Chapter 21: Enhancing Technology-Based Learning.
Part VI: Rapid Instructional Design (RID).

Chapter 22: Rapid Design Principles.

Chapter 23: The 7-Step Rapid Design Process.
Part VII: The Learning Revolution and You.

Chapter 24: The Soul of an A.L. Practitioner.

Growing A.L. in Your Organization.

Chapter 25: Growing A.L. in Your Organization.

Resources: Literature, Music, Organizations.
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    Posted May 15, 2008

    Make old age teaching and learning a thing of the past!

    I took this class from the author. I was hooked from the first moment I walked in the room. There was color, shapes, ideas, questions, about everything. He is both entertaining and knowledgeable. every word had meanings on top of meanings. I hope to write whole courses using his techniques. His teaching methods are holistic!

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