Designing Your Own Active Training
How to Make Training Work in Any Situation and for Any Topic
By (author) Mel Silberman
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Designing Your Own Active Training by Mel Silberman
Book DescriptionTraining expert Mel Silberman is the father of the popular and effective active training method. In his landmark textbook, Active Training, he identified the specific characteristics of the active training method that results in deeper learning and improved retention. Now, Training the Active Training Way takes the next step by distilling the active training method into eight core strategies that trainers can use to craft interactive and engaging training, even for the most challenging training assignments such as technical skills training, and information-rich (and often dull) content.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780787976132
(235mm x 203mm x 14mm)
Imprint: Jossey-Bass Inc.,U.S.
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publish Date: 7-Mar-2006
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Mel Silberman
101 More Ways to Make Training Active, Paperback (June 2015)
Liven up training with new, dynamic strategies for active participation 101 More Ways to Make Training Active brings together a rich, comprehensive collection of training strategies and activities into one easy source.
Unforgettable Experiential Activities, Paperback (May 2010)
* Author Mel Silberman, best-selling author and creator of Active Training Series(R), presents his most impactful training activities developed and refined over his long-spanning career. * Includes 75 original activities developed and tested.
Handbook of Experiential Learning, Hardback (April 2007)
Mel Silberman draws together contemporary thought and practice on a broad range of experiential learning applications. From the leading experiential learning experts including Thiagi, Roger Schank, Jim Kouzes, Michael Marquandt and Harold Stolovitch.
Active Training, Hardback (May 2006)» View all books by Mel Silberman
Since it was first published in 1991, Active Training has become a classic book in the field of training and development and a standard text on graduate-level HRD programs. The book turned instructional design on its head by shifting the emphasis away from the instructor and on to the learner.
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Author Biography - Mel Silberman
Mel Silberman, Ph.D. is Professor of Adult and Organizational Development at Temple University, where he received its Great Teacher Award. He is also president of Active Training, Princeton, NJ, a consulting firm that provides courses on active training techniques, interpersonal intelligence, and team facilitation. Dr. Silberman is a graduate of Brandeis University and holds an M.A. and Ph.D. in educational psychology from the University of Chicago. He is the author and editor of over 30 books, including Active Training 2e (Pfeiffer, 1998), 101 Ways to Make Training Active (Pfeiffer, 1998), and The Consultant's Tool Kit (McGraw-Hill, 2002), and a regular conference speaker for ASTD and ISPI. Dr. Silberman has conducted training for hundreds of corporate, governmental, educational, and human-service organizations. Among his recent clients have been: Valero Refining Co., BMW of North America, MGM Grand, New York University School of Dentistry, Merck, Girl Scouts of the USA, and International Teachers of Business Management Program.
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