Taking an Experiential Learning Approach for Training

Taking an Experiential Learning Approach for Training If you are a trainer or educator of adults, you likely already understand that training or classroom time is precious. The challenge is to get learners to appreciate that what you are delivering to them meets their needs, matches their personal learning goals, and is relevant. One means … Read more

Experiential Learning Helps with Retention

Experiential Learning Helps with Retention Accelerated learning strategies (e.g. adult learning games and activities, role play, visioning exercises, team building games, outdoor group activities [ROPES course], and similar techniques) applied in an adult learning environment are paramount to assisting in memory development. Experiential Learning Is Key To Helping Adult Learners Retain and Use What They … Read more

Two Key Components of Experiential Learning

Two Key Components of Experiential Learning Experiential learning environments differ from their traditional learning counterparts in a number of ways. The key is that they focus on engaging participants throughout the learning process so that they become an integral part of the event and actually act to facilitate their own attainment of knowledge, skills, or … Read more

Differences Between Traditional Learning and Experiential Learning

Differences Between Traditional Learning and Experiential Learning Traditional learning for adults has been used for decades with some minor changes introduced during the period. There are significant differences between this form of training and education and experiential or accelerated learning. Differences Between Traditional Learning and Experiential Learning by The Creative Trainer In both approaches, learning outcomes are the … 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

Experiential Learning Strategies Help Engage Adult Learners and Maximize Learning Outcomes

Experiential Learning Strategies Help Engage Adult Learners and Maximize Learning Outcomes Facilitators and trainers should constantly strive to learn and use accelerated or experiential learning strategies and activities (i.e. energizers). These can help make their learning environments more fun, engaging and effective. Session leaders should also explore keep up with the latest brain-based learning research … Read more

Experiential Learning Techniques Actively Engage Adult Learners

Experiential Learning Techniques Actively Engage Adult Learners Experiential learning techniques and environments are rooted in brain-based learning research. Various studies indicate that by using learner engagement activities, a facilitator has a greater opportunity for success. This occurs by helping adult learners better gain, retain, recall and use what they experience. To effectively engage and energize … Read more

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

Add Visual Imagery Activities  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 learning process. In such an activity, participants … Read more

Experiential Learning Techniques Help Adult Learners with Transfer of Training

Experiential Learning Techniques Help Adult Learners with Transfer of Training Adult learners, like their child counterparts, learn best with they are actively engaged in an accelerated (experiential) learning environment in which brain-based learning concepts are being applied. Experiential Learning Techniques Help Adult Learners By getting learners to actively participate in the learning process, a facilitator … Read more

Three Key Aspects of Experiential Learning

Three Key Aspects of Experiential Learning As you may have read in previous posts on this blog, by using experiential learning or accelerated learning strategies, you increase the potential that your learners will better gain and assimilate what they experience. Three Key Aspects of Experiential Learning by The Creative Trainer – Robert W. Lucas, Awarding Winning … Read more