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Experiential Learning Strategies Help Engage Adult Learners and Maximize Learning Outcomes

Facilitators should constantly strive to learn new accelerated or experiential learning activities (energizers) and strategies in order to make their learning environments fun, engaging and effective. They should also explore brain based learning research findings to identify ways to better incorporate … Continue reading


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Add Visual Imagery Activities As Part of Your Experiential Learning Problem Solving Process Training

If you are attempting to teach problem solving techniques to adult learners, one training strategy to get learners involved in experiential learning or accelerated learning environments is to use visual imagery exercises. Such active learning strategies encourage adult learners to become active participants in the … Continue reading


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Enhancing Adult Learning Using Techniques from Accelerated Learning

Accelerated learning techniques have been used by trainers and adult educators for decades as a means to help stimulate learning and actively engage training participants and students in the learning process. Based on a theory of learning concepts called suggestopedia that … Continue reading


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How Does An Adult Learner’s Brain Learn?

There have been decades of brain research to determine which areas of the brain handle the senses, memory, motion and numerous other functions. Much of information that researchers now know has been discovered through extensive study of live human subjects using medical … Continue reading


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Enaging Adult Learners With Meaningful Icebreaker Activities

          Trainers, adult educators, facilitators and team leaders often struggle to find ways to engage their adult learners early during a learning event. Some argue that activities designed to help people get to know one another … Continue reading


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11 Common Flipchart Uses

Flipcharts have been around so long as visual aids for learning that a lot of trainers and adult educators often overlook them as a vehicle for information exchange in learning events. In many instances, they defer to more modern electronic technology … Continue reading


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Creative Flipchart Ideas That Address The Visual Learning Style

Adult learning professionals and educators who conduct training sessions are often challenged with discovering ways to attract and hold the attention of their participants. Since the majority of people in any group primary have a visual learning style preference, using flip … Continue reading


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Using Adult Learning Activities and Flip Charts to Engage Adult Learners

Many trainers, adult educators and facilitators search for group activities, training ideas, adult learning activities, and various strategies to tap into brain research on how people learn best in order to enhance their training sessions. One simple technique is to use … Continue reading


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Flip Chart Usage Tip

To add a bit of variety, create an acronym from the first letter of each word in a series of words or phrases that you plan to use in your learning event. Spell out the acronym down the left side … Continue reading


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Flipcharts or Flip Charts – What Are They

Flipcharts (or flip charts) are inexpensive, portable and user-friendly. They also come in handy for capturing group comments, brainstorming and making messages visual during presentations or training and educational sessions. Definition: A flipchart (or flip chart) is a series of paper sheets … Continue reading


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