Energize Your Training: Creative Techniques to Engage Your Learners

Energize Your Training: Creative Techniques to Engage Your Learners

by Robert Lucas
     
 

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Trainers are always looking for new and more effective ways to gain and hold the attention of their learners—and this book is chock-full of proven tips and strategies from master trainer Robert W. Lucas. Energize Your Training provides hundreds of quick ideas that will get participants engaged and primed for learning from uncovering learner needs to creating

Overview

Trainers are always looking for new and more effective ways to gain and hold the attention of their learners—and this book is chock-full of proven tips and strategies from master trainer Robert W. Lucas. Energize Your Training provides hundreds of quick ideas that will get participants engaged and primed for learning from uncovering learner needs to creating stimulating environments to managing time and groups to using powerful learning aids and more. This comprehensive resource provides concepts and solutions for every aspect of training delivery, covering environmental features such as the organization of the room; learner characteristics such as learning modalities, multiple intelligences, and generational and cultural differences; facilitation techniques that enable readers to energize and manage their classrooms; and learning aids that range from the basic to the technologically advanced.
Learn the secrets to energizing your training delivery methods so you can inspire,
educate, and encourage your learners. You'll have an impressive array of 438
tools for developing programs that are dynamic, effective, and just plain fun!
Make no mistake: this is not just a volume of tricks and tips—this is a serious training manual that shows you how to:
• assess learners' needs to create memorable events• develop learning aids and create a stimulating environment• get their attention and engage them• handle unique groups and personality issues• ensure transfer of learning to the job.

With this book at your fingertips, you can help learners succeed and earn yourself a reputation for effective training with "never a dull moment."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781562866938
Publisher:
American Society for Training & Development
Publication date:
06/16/2010
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
969,965
Product dimensions:
8.19(w) x 9.33(h) x 0.61(d)

Meet the Author

With nearly four decades of experience in adult and workplace learning, Robert W. Lucas has personally delivered hundreds of learning events on workplace and personal development topics, always using his trademark interactive, experiential approach to engage and stimulate people. He is president of Creative Presentation Resources, a company that offers an array of learning products including games, noisemakers, and toys. Lucas is also managing partner for Global Performance Strategies, an organization specializing in performance-based training and consulting services.Lucas has authored or contributed to 29 books and hundreds of articles, and resides in Orlando, Florida.

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