Write Activities to Make Boring Lectures Disappear!
Date and TimeThu, Mar 21, 2013 at 10AM Pacific / 1PM Eastern
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Well, NOW you can! We’ll show you how to use your powers for GOOD and change up how you write activities so that your learners will be engaged instead of disengaged.
We’ll give you five activities (alternatives to lecture) that will help you produce high learner involvement and retention! They include:
In this highly interactive session, you learn how to:
- Write directions and rules of a learning tournament
- Prepare the learner BEFOREHAND for the learning that is to come
- Develop information search activities with processing questions
- Create the components of an observation activity
- Craft demonstrations with skill performance checklists to be used in the training environment and back on the job
About Jean Barbazette
About Maria Chilcote
Maria Chilcote is Managing Partner of The Training Clinic, a training consulting firm specializing in state-of-the art design, delivery, management and evaluation of training through development and delivery of workshops, certificate programs, on-line courses, publications, training products and job-aids. Since 1977, The Training Clinic has trained over 200,000 people on five continents in train-the-trainer techniques and other topics including interpersonal, sales, management development, communication, administrative and self-management skills workshops.
As a consultant, trainer and designer with over 30 years of experience, Maria specializes in performance consulting, management development, the train-the-trainer process and marketing the training function. Maria has conducted hundreds of workshops for a wide variety of industries including government, retail, manufacturing, hospitality & food service, financial and non-profit. In addition to public and in-house workshops, Maria regularly facilitates webinars, workshops and certificate workshops for Training Magazine and ATD. She is author of many white papers and articles on learning and development best practices. Maria is a very engaging trainer in the classroom, modeling the skills she teaches and blending examples from her breadth of corporate experience with just the right amount of humor!