101 Ways to Make Training Active

ISBN-10: 0787976121
ISBN-13: 9780787976125
Edition: 2nd 2005
Authors: Mel Silberman
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Description: 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  More...

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Book details

List price: $82.50
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 5/25/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.046
Language: English

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.

Acknowledgments
Introduction: Getting the Most from This Resource
The Nuts and Bolts of Active Training
Two Hundred Tips
Ten Layouts for Setting Up a Training Classroom
Ten Techniques for Learning Names
Ten Questions for Obtaining Participant Expectations
Ten Methods for Obtaining Participation
Ten Assignments to Give Learning Partners
Ten Occasions to Use Response Cards
Ten Ways to Make Learning Visual
Ten Suggestions for Activating a Lecture
Ten Common Games Trainers Play
Ten Energizers to Wake Up or Relax a Group
Ten Strategies for Forming Groups
Ten Alternatives for Selecting Group Leaders and Filling Other Jobs
Ten Tips When Facilitating Discussion
Ten Options for Role Playing
Ten Steps to Use When Facilitating Experiential Activities
Ten Timesavers When Active Training Takes Time
Ten Tricks for Calling Participants to Order
Ten Props That Dramatize Learning
Ten Interventions for Regaining Control of the Group
Ten Tips for Online Active Learning
The to Get Active Participation from the Start
Team-Building Strategies
Stand Up and Be Counted
Human Scavenger Hunt
Group Resume
Predictions
Television Commercial
Me Too
Really Getting Acquainted
Team Getaway
Reconnecting
Setting Ground Rules
On-the-Spot Assessment Strategies
First-Class Survey
Introductory Go-Arounds
Assessment Search
Instant Assessment
A Representative Sample
Class Concerns
Immediate Learning Involvement Strategies
Active Knowledge Sharing
Rotating Trio Exchange
Go to Your Post
Lightening the Learning Climate
Exchanging Viewpoints
True or False?
Hangman
Buying into the Course
How to Teach Information, Skills, and Attitudes Actively
Active Lecturing
Gaining Attention
Inquiring Minds Want to Know
Teaching by Analogy
Listening Teams
Guided Note Taking
Lecture Bingo
Guided Teaching
Acting It Out
Team Quiz
Stimulating Discussion
Active Debate
Town Meeting
Three-Stage Fishbowl Discussion
Expanding Panel
Point-Counterpoint
Reading Aloud
Card Exchange
Prompting Questions
Learning Starts with a Queston
Question Cards
Planted Questions
Role Reversal Questions
Team Learning
Information Search
The Study Group
Card Sort
Learning Tournament
The Power of Two
Team Investigation
Peer Teaching
Group-to-Group Exchange
Jigsaw Learning
Everyone Is a Teacher Here
Peer Lessons
Participant-Created Case Studies
Poster Session
Active e-Learning
E-Mail Exchanges
Dear Addie Letters
Application Questions
Web-Based Scavenger Hunt
Real-time Feedback
e-Learning Journals
Emotional Intelligence
Jolts
Seeing How It Is
Billboard Ranking
What? So What? Now What?
Active Self-Assessment
Stop, Start, Continue
Storytelling
Skill Development
Show, But NOT Tell
The Firing Line
Active Observation and Feedback
Non-Threatening Role Playing
Triple Role Playing
Rotating Roles
You Write the Script
Practice-Rehearsal Pairs
I Am the...
Curveballs
How to Make Training Unforgettable
Reviewing Strategies
Index Card Match
Flip Chart/Slide Review
Review Scrabble
Crossword Puzzle
Jeopardy Review
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?
Participant Recap
Self-Assessment
Reconsidering
Return on Your Investment
What We Are Taking Away
Physical Self-Assessment
Application Planning
Self-Monitoring
Peer Consultation
Obstacle Assessment
Job Reminders
I Hereby Resolve
Follow-Up Questionnaire
Sticking to It
Closing Sentiments
High Fives
Connections
Group Photo
The Final Exam
References
About the Author
Pfeiffer Publications Guide

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