Tying Adult Learning Theory to Brain Based Learning Research

Tying Adult Learning Theory to Brain-Based Learning Research Since the first part of this year, I have been conducting a lot of workshops and presentations on creative training techniques and brain-based learning for adults. Frequently attendees ask questions related to adult learning and what strategies or techniques work best to help their participants better gain, … Read more

The Impact of a Brain-Based Environment on Learning

The Impact of a Brain-Based Environment on Learning Brain-based learning researchers continue to discover the importance that environmental factors such as color, sound, music, light, aromas, images, and fun have on the human brain. To capitalize on research findings related to adult learning theory (andragogy) and brain-based learning, you can design your learning environments in … Read more

Brain-Based Learning for Adults Helps Get Results

Brain-Based Learning for Adults Helps Get Results As a trainer, I have been a strong advocate of brain-based learning for adults (sometimes referred to as accelerated learning) for years. I love to watch the reaction of adult learners who walk into my classrooms and encounter a variety of environmental components related to brain-based learning research. … Read more

The Role of Brain-Based Research in Experiential Learning

The Role of Brain-Based Research in Experiential Learning For brain-based learning concepts to be effectively used to enhance the experience for an adult learner, everyone involved in the learning process (e.g. program designers, managers, facilitators, trainers/educators, and learners) must understand the basics of how the brain functions. They must then identify personal strengths and areas … Read more

Combining Accelerated Learning and Brain-Based Research to Benefit Learners

Combining Accelerated Learning and Brain-Based Research to Benefit Learners Brain-based learning theorists and researchers have been working for decades to discover new information on how to effectively increase learning and memory in adult learners. Some of the things that they have found most effective involve active learner engagement techniques and strategies related to accelerated learning. … Read more

Brain-Based Learning and Memory

Brain-Based Learning and Memory According to adult learning theory, it is important to actively engage learners and provide activities in which content is delivered in a variety of ways in order to enhance memory. One of the elements that brain-based research shows useful, in helping adult learners gain, retain, recall, and use what they learn, … Read more

Brain-Based Learning Quote – David Sousa

Brain-Based Learning Quote – David Sousa Many trainers and adult educators struggle to find ways that they can engage learners in a way that aids long-term retention. The sad truth is that many people engaged in adult learning (andragogy) have never researched how the brain learns and retains information. Nor have they investigated and tried … Read more

Using Quotes to Help Create a Brain-Based Learning Environment

Using Quotes to Help Create a Brain-Based Learning Environment An easy and useful way to reinforce information and concepts that you will share during adult learning events is to quote famous people or experts on the topic of the session. By either posting colorful quotes on flip chart pages or poster board or creating slides that … Read more

Three Brain-Based Learning Environment Tips

Three Brain-Based Learning Environment Tips There have been hundreds of studies completed to discover how the brain receives, processes, and stores information (brain-based learning). Trainers and adult educators can use much of this research to help ensure that any learning event that they conduct will be more successful through the utilization of concepts related to … Read more

Brain-Based Learning Environment Quote – Robert W. Lucas

Brain-Based Learning Environment Quote – Robert W. Lucas There has been a lot of brain-based learning research completed in recent years that point to the importance of active engagement of learners in order to maximize learning potential. Designing and delivering learning events that focus on principles of adult learning (andragogy) principles and apply research on … Read more