Creative Training Ideas that Stimulate Adult Learners

Creative Training Ideas that Stimulate Adult Learners Brain researchers have made tremendous strides in discovering how the human brain functions and processes information. For example, they have discovered that various environmental elements can have an impact on learning and memory formation. Among others, factors such as nutrition, hydration, color, light, sound, motion, movement, and novelty … Read more

Creative Training Ideas For Engaging Adult Learners

Creative Training Ideas For Engaging Adult Learners Technology has added a variety of new tools from which trainers and educators can benefit and enhance their adult learning environments. By using creative training strategies that actively engage learners and involve participants in the learning process, you can potentially increase opportunities for them to more effectively gain, … Read more

Creative Strategy for Evenly Tearing A Flip Chart Page

Creative Strategy for Evenly Tearing A Flip Chart Page  If you’ve ever struggled to tear a sheet of flip chart paper from a pad on an easel, you know it’s no easy task. It’s the result of poor product design. Some manufacturers don’t perforate the tops of the sheets for easy removal, so it’s almost … Read more

Engaging Learning Modalities in Training to Make Learning Stick

Engaging Learning Modalities in Training to Make Learning Stick Most trainers, facilitators and adult educators are familiar with differences in the way adults learn. Even so, some struggle with finding ways of engaging learning modalities in training. Often, this is due to the fact that we all have a comfort zone that influences the way that we share information. This approach … Read more

Make Learning Fun for Adults by Using Creative Training Strategies

Make Learning Fun for Adults by Using Creative Training Strategies If you make learning fun for adults that does not mean that your training sessions are ineffective. In fact, brain-based learning research indicates the usefulness of adding novelty. For example, you can use elements like learner engagement activities, color, music, sounds, and other active approaches. These … Read more

Ways to Engage Adult Learners Before Training Begins

Ways to Engage Adult Learners Before Training Begins Have you ever walked into a learning session, meeting or adult academic classroom and felt like you were in the Twilight Zone? Other zombies like you meandered around, seeking guidance. They might have moved toward refreshments, searched for a seat among the dozens available, or sat bashfully … Read more

Put Magic Into Your Flip Charts Using Creative Techniques

Put Magic Into Your Flip Charts Using Creative Techniques Flip charts have been around training and adult learning classrooms for decades. In an era of technology-based devices and equipment, some people like to say that they are obsolete. Quite the contrary. If you creatively think of what can be done with simple sheets of newsprint paper, … Read more

Make Training Reviews Fun in Adult Learning Sessions

Make Training Reviews Fun in Adult Learning Sessions Many trainers and adult educators struggle to find ways to gauge learning effectiveness, reinforce what has occurred in the classroom and effectively engage adult learners. If you simply design their sessions to make training reviews fun, all of these goals can be accomplished. By thinking back on your … Read more

Active Learning Strategies in Training Get Results

Active Learning Strategies in Training Get Results To effectively engage and energize adult learners, you must build a variety of learner-centered activities into each of your sessions. By using active learning strategies in training, your participants are more likely to learn and retain content that they experience. Their involvement can be in the form of … Read more