Facilitation Basics

ISBN-10: 1562863614

ISBN-13: 9781562863616

Edition: 2004

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Whether you are a subject matter expert who occasionally takes on a training role or a trainer or subject matter expert who wants to build on already solid facilitation skills, Facilitation Basics will show you how to how to guide learners and meeting participants in a safe and supportive atmosphere. With its dozens of practical examples, worksheets, checklists, and other tools, this book focuses squarely on learners and participants and how to be an efficient and effective facilitator of well-designed meetings and other learning events.
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Book details

List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: American Society for Training & Development
Publication date: 12/9/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 184
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

About the Training Basics Series
Introduction: It's Not About You-It's About Them!
How Facilitation Basics Can Help You
Some Assumptions
Before You Begin: Design Considerations
Making Do With a Suboptimal or Incomplete Design
Ready, Set, Go!
Getting It Done
Learning Facilitation
Facilitator or Presenter: What's the Difference?
Principles of Adult Learning
Getting It Done
Learner and Facilitator
Learning Preferences: How People Take In Information
Learning Styles: How Adults Process Information
Who's What Kind of Learner?
Roles of a Facilitator
Facilitator Competencies
Facilitator Selection
Principles Underlying Facilitation of Learning
Getting It Done
Getting Started
Know Your Audience
Creating the Climate for Learning
Preparing Yourself
Opening Activities
Personalizing Your Facilitation
Getting It Done
Facilitating Learning Activities
Types of Learning Activities
Transfer Activities
Planning Considerations for Learning Activities
Special Case: Closing Activities
Getting It Done
Facilitation Techniques
How Much Do the Learners Already Know?
Critical Facilitation Factors
Feedback for the Learners
Adjusting on the Fly
Facilitation Tips
Getting It Done
Managing Difficult Participants
It Takes All Kinds of Learners
A Clash of Agendas
A Closer Look
A Better Way
Making a Judgment Call
Anticipate and Prepare
Getting It Done
Using Media to Support Learning
Factors That Affect the Use of Media in Supporting Learning
Using Copyrighted Material
Where to Begin?
Getting It Done
Assessing Facilitation Quality
Asking for Feedback
Level 1 Evaluation
Level 2 Evaluation
Getting It Done
A Final Note
Getting It Done
Additional Resources
About the Authors
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