Great Session Openers, Closers, And Energizers

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Start Your Session Off With A Bang, And Finish With A Crowd-Pleaser Sure to energize Your Audience! For every speaker or trainer who has ever faced a roomful of restless—or reluctant—learners, this book is a lifesaver! It's a fun-filled collection of can't—miss acitivities containing the openers, closers, and energizers you need to kick off each session with a bang, quickly focus an audience's wandering attention, and end each session on a high note. no matter what kind of training is involved, these activities ...

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Overview

Start Your Session Off With A Bang, And Finish With A Crowd-Pleaser Sure to energize Your Audience! For every speaker or trainer who has ever faced a roomful of restless—or reluctant—learners, this book is a lifesaver! It's a fun-filled collection of can't—miss acitivities containing the openers, closers, and energizers you need to kick off each session with a bang, quickly focus an audience's wandering attention, and end each session on a high note. no matter what kind of training is involved, these activities will enable you to: Warm up to the group so that everyone feels ready and eager to learn; sinish the session with a bang, so trainees feel good about what they have learned; Make learning memorable; Make training entertaining; Reinforce the key points in your presentation; Spark active involvement from all participants. Best of all, you'll save hours of preparation time with these ready-made, easy-to-use activities, including role plays, small-group exercices, team tasks, quizzes, and much more.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780070120105
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 1/1/1998
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 288
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.64 (d)

Meet the Author

Dr. Marlene Caroselli is a professional trainer and the bestselling author of several dozen books on training and development topics. She has a doctorate from the University of Rochester.

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Table of Contents

Openers: Certainty? Certainly!; Missing Letters; What Do You Expect?; Butterflies in the Buttermilk; Flubs & Dubs; I-Openers; I'm Not Confused.I'm Just Well-Mixed!; Initial Interrogations; Let Me Introduce Myself; Priority Partners; When You Ask a Stupid Question; Square: Won; The Choice is Yours; Life Lines; Matching Wits; Past, Present, Future; Calling Cards; Don't Have/Don't Want; The Dave Clark Five are Taking Over; Memories Are Made of This; Energizers: Tri-Dents; Forced Fits; Each One Teach One; And the Paraphase goes to...; And the Award goes to...; M Prompt: U; That's Debatable; Paint-the-Trainer; The Sixty-Second Interview; S-Teams; Delphian Deliberations; Clipping the Wings of Creativity; The Big 3; Panels—Wooden and Otherwise; The Dashing Young Plan on the Flying Trapeze; Snurfing USA; Self-Symbols, Stations of the Course; From Unknowing to Unknowingly.Closers: Stratified Summaries; Lights, Camera, Fractions; Sweet Seventeen; The Ring of Sports; Slo-Mo Sow, Grow; Bizarrely Commited; Worst Case Scenarios; Lessons Learned; Wiggle Giggles; Next Steps; Best-in-Class Outputs; Certifiable; Designer Gleans; Arti-chokes; The Letterman List; Intern Views; You's for You to Use; Sit-n-Spit; Education Equations; Prove it!; Commencement Seekers; The Point is...; Training Bras; Friendly Persuasion.

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