101 ways to make learning active beyond the classroom / Elaine Biech
Book | Wiley | 2015
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xvii, 302 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 299-300).
Summary
"Fresh, creative strategies guaranteed to enliven online training 101 Ways to Make Learning Active Beyond the Classroom provides proven, practical strategies, activities, and tips for those tasked with facilitating training in any subject area among alternative settings. Based on the best-selling Active Training approach, these methods have been designed by recognized experts, and are guaranteed to enliven any learning event. Readers will find a toolkit of ready-to-use exercises and tips for organizing, conducting, and delivering active learning, in alternative settings on the job or around the world. The book is organized in a way that allows trainers to quickly and easily identify strategies that hold the most promise for specific situations. Each strategy is illustrated with a case example that demonstrates the concepts in action. Two hundred tips organized in twenty how-to lists will prove invaluable for using Twitter, coaching virtually, encouraging informal learning, opening interactive virtual learning sessions, and much more. Coverage includes best practices for social media and informal learning, common e-learning tools, as well as guidance toward using a full gamut of tools from gamification and simulation to serious games and m-learning. Active training encourages participants to use their brains to study ideas, solve problems, and apply what they've learned. It's a fast-paced, fun, supportive, and personally engaging environment. This book shows training facilitators the proven techniques that help learners get more out of the material. Design a more engaging learning environment Improve delivery with optimized technology Utilize effective learning tools and practical strategies Learn best practices for social media, coaching, virtual learning, and more Learners need to figure things out by themselves, ask questions, practice skills, and transfer skills and knowledge to the job. With proven strategies designed by industry leaders, 101 Ways to Make Learning Active Beyond the Classroom is the indispensable guide to the design and delivery of effective alternative ways to learn"-- Provided by publisher.
Contents
200 tips to make training active and learning successful. Top 10 lists -- Online learning. Online openings -- Online closings -- Online learning activities -- Online asynchronous learning -- Unique online situations -- Technology tactics. Blended solutions -- e-Learning tools -- m-Learning -- Social learning -- Technology in the classroom -- Learning from many. Learning on a team -- My mentor and me -- Put me in coach -- Peer-to-peer learning -- Learning on the job. Help yourself -- Informal learning -- Learn from experience -- On-the-job assignments -- Learning beyond the workplace. Learning outside the organization -- Do well by doing good -- A bonus '10 tips' list.
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Online version: Biech, Elaine. 101 ways to make learning active beyond the classroom. Hoboken : Pfeiffer, 2015 9781118972007 (DLC) 2015012759
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