How to increase learner engagement, create effective learner retention and have fun doing it!

This is a future oriented workshop focused on helping educators transform their students into more effective learners. You’ll discover how to change passive learners into active doers who take charge of their own learning and create retention of this learning for themselves and others.

You will discover how applying the 8 guiding principles of Accelerated Learning to your lesson design and classroom delivery will transform your classroom from teacher-centric to learner-centric. The idea is to shift your role from a focus on disseminating information to providing an environment in which learners can create their own knowledge or discover it through innovative means.

After attending this dynamic and action-oriented workshop, you will fully understand the 8 AL Principles, the impact each principle has on learning effectiveness and take-away tons of activity ideas for applying the Principles to your classroom!

Workshop Objectives

After attending the 8 Principles Workshop, you will be able to:

  • Use facilitation techniques to initiate the learning process
  • Get learners actively involved in their own and others’ learning
  • Transform traditional presentations to learner engaging content and techniques, and save time while you are at it
  • Create sessions that are compatible with our natural learning process
  • Encourage learner collaboration to reap the benefits of collective intelligence
  • Make learning fun again for you and for your learners
  • Use multi-sensory imagery to activate more brain potential
  • Appeal to different learning styles
  • Help participants unlock their full learning ability

History of Accelerated Learning

Accelerated Learning (AL) is a total system for speeding and enhancing both the design and learning processes. Based on the latest brain research, it has proven again and again to increase learning effectiveness while saving educators time and effort.

Accelerated Learning has its roots in the method, “Suggestopedia”, pioneered by Bulgarian psychiatrist, Dr. Georgi Lozanov, in the 1970s. Dr. Lozanov discovered that creating a positive and supportive learning environment that put people into a state of “relaxed alertness” had a significant impact on learning outcomes. Dr. Lozanov’s philosophy for helping people learn faster and more effectively was built on and brought to the corporate learning space by Dave Meier, founder of The Center For Accelerated Learning.

Companies including Apple, AT&T, and Intel have saved millions of dollars due to shorter training times, improved learning, and better transfer of learning from the training room to on-the-job as an outcome of applying the Accelerated Learning methodology and its 8 AL Guiding Principles.

Applicable to

  • Secondary Teachers
  • Subject Matter Experts
  • Instructional Designers
  • Training Content Developers

Key Details

Date: 7 March 2019 (Thursday)

9:00am – 16:00pm

Includes lunch

Cost: $225

You can register for this workshop without being regsitered for the main conference. 

About the Presenter

Melanie Martinelli

Melanie Martinelli has 10 years of experience in Learning & Development and is the first certified Accelerated Learning facilitator in India. Melanie collaborates effectively with individuals and organizations in building memorable and result-oriented learning experiences. She believes that accelerated learning is the key to bringing the joy of learning back into teaching/training and significantly improve the return on expectations. Along with being the first Accelerated Learning certified facilitator in India, Melanie is also India’s first Kirkpatrick certified facilitator. The amalgam of these skills helps her to provide customized learning solutions that guarantee effective and relevant results.

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