The Creative Training Idea Book: Inspired Tips and Techniques for Engaging and Effective Learning

  • 7h 33m
  • Robert W. Lucas
  • 2003

No matter what subject you’re teaching, the material can only take you so far. You need to deliver it in ways that engage and excite your audience. The Creative Training Idea Book is stuffed with strategies for bringing out energetic, active participation every session. You’ll find more than just terrific exercises and games. You’ll learn how to maximize props, toys, puzzles, visual aids, and electronic media to put more pizzazz into any session, as well as how to:

  • ”reclaim” turned-off learners
  • encourage and reward participation
  • group your participants
  • select group leaders
  • discover participant styles and uncover needs
  • set the right tone from the beginning, and lots more.

Additional “Bright Idea” sections offer ready-to-use solutions, and a full complement of checklists, forms, and additional resources will help you take your training to new levels of fun, participation, and results!

About the Author

Robert W. Lucas is President of Creative Presentation Resources, a training consulting, products, and service company in the Orlando, Florida area. A leading expert in creative training, Mr. Lucas is the author of The Big Book of Flip Charts, Coaching Skills: A Guide for Supervisors and Customer Service: Skills and Concepts for Success..

In this Book

  • Brain-Based Learning
  • Lighting the Creativity Lamp
  • Setting the Stage for Learning
  • Opening with a Bang
  • Creating a Stimulating Learning Environment
  • Grouping Participants and Selecting Volunteers
  • Engaging and Energizing Learners
  • Making Your Visual Message Sizzle
  • Keeping the Communication Flowing
  • Celebrating Successes
  • Resources for Trainers
  • Tools for Trainers
  • Graphics for Trainers (Communicating with Graphics)