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Author Biech, Elaine, author

Title 101 ways to make learning active beyond the classroom / Elaine Biech
Published Hoboken, New Jersey : Wiley, [2015]
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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 302 pages) : illustrations
Series Active Training Series
Active Training Series
Contents Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Getting the Most from This Resource; 200 Tips to Make Training Active and Learning Successful; Top 10 Lists; 1. 10 Tips for Successfully Implementing a Virtual Learning Pla; 2. 10 Ideas to Create a Prewebinar Checklist; 3. 10 Slides to Organize Your Virtual Learning; 4. 10 Tips for Opening an Interactive Online Training Session; 5. 10 Webinar Warm-Ups; 6. 10 Ways to Engage Virtual Learners; 7. 10 Tips for Using Annotation Tools; 8. 10 Tips for Using Breakout Rooms in a Virtual Classroom
1. Picture Me2. You Intro Me; I Intro You; 3. Quote Me; 4. Using Prezi to Build Community in the Virtual Classroom; 5. Instagram Intros; Online Closings; 6. Review, Remember, Relate, Recall; 7. Make Them Stick; 8. Choose and Choose Again; 9. Concept Challenge; Online Learning Activities; 10. Using Analogies; 11. Virtual Learning by Quadrants; 12. Incorporate MOOC (massive open online course) Design Concepts into Your Online Design; 13. Small-Group Data Analysis; 14. Social Media Sharing about Implicit Bias; 15. Think-Pair-Share for Webinars; Online Asynchronous Learning
16. Creating a Culture Dream Team17. Point-Counterpoint; 18. Onboarding New Employees; Unique Online Situations; 19. Corporate Global Survey; 20. Find It; 21. Facilitating from Afar; Technology Tactics; Blended Solutions; 22. Move to the Goal; 23. Do-It-Yourself (DIY) Job Aid; 24. The 411; 25. Gear Up Your Brain; e-Learning Tools; 26. Increase Interaction Using a Whiteboard; 27. Meter Poll; 28. Engaging Course Map for an e-Learning Course; 29. Google Hangout Collaborations; 30. Pinboard Key Learning; 31. Poll for Impact!; 32. Show Me; m-Learning; 33. Mobile Debates; 34. Survey in Hand
35. Picture This36. Take My Speech Home; 37. Tweet a Learning Needs Assessment; 38. Just-in-Time Reminder; Social Learning; 39. Social Learning Gone Wild Participating in a LinkedIn Group; 40. Digital Round Robin; 41. Blog-Based Skills Inventory; 42. Social Media Opinion Polling; 43. The #1 Thing; 44. Office Hours; 45. Quiz Challenge; Technology in the Classroom; 46. Twitter Engagement; 47. QR Code Search; 48. Pause and Discover; Learning from Many; Learning on a Team; 49. I Felt Valued; 50. Teamwork in History; 51. Build a Trusting Team; 52. Feedback for the Team; 53. MVP Award
9. 10 Tips for Using QR Codes in Learning10. 10 Polling Tips for Virtual Classrooms; 11. 10 Phrases to Regain Virtual Participants' Attention; 12. 10 Tips for Using Twitter for Ongoing Learning; 13. 10 Tips to Get Started with Games and Gamification; 14. 10 Ways to Use Social Media Tools to Support Learning; 15. 10 Tips to Be Successful with m-Learning; 16. 10 Tips for Shooting a Video; 17. 10 Tips for Virtual Coaching; 18. 10 Tips for Virtual Teamwork; 19. 10 Tips for Leaders as Teachers; 20. 10 Tips and Options for Training in Virtual Reality Environments; Online Learning; Online Openings
Summary "Fresh, creative strategies guaranteed to enliven online training 101 Ways to Make Learning Active Beyond the Classroom provides proven, practical strategies, activities, and tips for those tasked with facilitating training in any subject area among alternative settings. Based on the best-selling Active Training approach, these methods have been designed by recognized experts, and are guaranteed to enliven any learning event. Readers will find a toolkit of ready-to-use exercises and tips for organizing, conducting, and delivering active learning, in alternative settings on the job or around the world. The book is organized in a way that allows trainers to quickly and easily identify strategies that hold the most promise for specific situations. Each strategy is illustrated with a case example that demonstrates the concepts in action. Two hundred tips organized in twenty how-to lists will prove invaluable for using Twitter, coaching virtually, encouraging informal learning, opening interactive virtual learning sessions, and much more. Coverage includes best practices for social media and informal learning, common e-learning tools, as well as guidance toward using a full gamut of tools from gamification and simulation to serious games and m-learning. Active training encourages participants to use their brains to study ideas, solve problems, and apply what they've learned. It's a fast-paced, fun, supportive, and personally engaging environment. This book shows training facilitators the proven techniques that help learners get more out of the material. Design a more engaging learning environment Improve delivery with optimized technology Utilize effective learning tools and practical strategies Learn best practices for social media, coaching, virtual learning, and more Learners need to figure things out by themselves, ask questions, practice skills, and transfer skills and knowledge to the job. With proven strategies designed by industry leaders, 101 Ways to Make Learning Active Beyond the Classroom is the indispensable guide to the design and delivery of effective alternative ways to learn"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on June 26, 2015)
Subject Occupational training.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2015012759
ISBN 111897199X (electronic bk)
1118972007 (electronic bk)
1119154766 (electronic bk)
9781118971994 (electronic bk)
9781118972007 (electronic bk)
9781119154761 (electronic bk)
Other Titles One hundred and one ways to make learning active beyond the classroom
One hundred one ways to make learning active beyond the classroom