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The Accelerated Learning Handbook: A Creative Guide to Designing and Delivering Faster, More Effective Training Programsby Dave Meier
Synopses & Reviews
Create and Implement High-Impact, Low-Cost Training ProgramsIn Half the Time or Better!
Accelerated learningthe use of the full mind and the whole personality to speed and enhance learninghas impressed trainers and learners worldwide with its effectiveness. The Accelerated Learning Handbook is the definitive guide to this state-of-the-art learning approach.
Written by accelerated learning guru Dave Meier, the book explains an innovative, rapid instructional design methodology and presents hundreds of practical techniques and ideas to speed training time and reduce costs, while significantly improving learning and long-term results. In The Accelerated Learning Handbook, discover how leading corporations are using A.L. methods to:
Discover how today's corporations are benefiting from accelerated learning to speed training time, improve results, and reduce costs Leading expert Dave Meier provides an overview of the background and underlying principles of accelerated learning, and reviews the latest supporting research results.
This handbook explains how trainers and educators can save money and time while producing better classroom results, and includes an overview of the background and underlying principles of accelerated learning.
Discover how today's corporations are benefiting from accelerated learning to speed training time, improve results, and reduce costs.
Accelerated learning is the use of music, color, emotion, play, and creativity to involve the whole student and enliven the learning experience. The Accelerated Learning Handbook is the first definitive book to explain state-of-the-art accelerated learning techniques to trainers and teachers, and features 40 techniques designed to save money while producing far better results.
Leading expert Dave Meier provides an overview of the background and underlying principles of accelerated learning, and reviews the latest supporting research results. Training professionals will look to The Accelerated Learning Handbook to:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 249-256) and index.
About the Author
Dave Meier founded the Center for Accelerated Learning in 1980. Since then, he has trained more corporate training professionals to use accelerated learning techniques than any other person worldwide. The Center for Accelerated Learning mails over 200,000 brochures and newsletters annually in support of Dave's work and seminars. His clients include Continental Airlines, Ameritech, Con Edison, Canon USA, Shell Oil, Starbucks, Traveler's Insurance, AT&T, Intel, and American Express. He has published articles in Training & Development magazine, is the editor of Accelerated Learning Application News, and was chosen "Trainer of the Year" by the ASTD's Brain Trainer's Group.
Table of Contents
Part I: The Learning Revolution.
Chapter 2: The Guiding Principles of A.L.
Part II: Natural Learning.
Chapter 5: The SAVI Approach to Learning.
Chapter 6: A Summary of the Four Phases.
Chapter 8: Phase 2: Presentation Techniques.
Chapter 10: Phase 4: Performance Techniques.
Chapter 11: Music for Learning.
Chapter 13: Pictograms.
Chapter 15: Learning Games.
Chapter 17: Natural Light.
Part V: Computers and Accelerated Learning.
Chapter 20: Public Education and the Web.
Part VI: Rapid Instructional Design (RID).
Chapter 23: The 7-Step Rapid Design Process.
Chapter 24: The Soul of an A.L. Practitioner.
Chapter 25: Growing A.L. in Your Organization.