Training overview
1 day in person, 2 days (~2-2.5 hours/day) live online
799 USD
English
Classroom / Public
Next start date: 1/22/2020 - Atlanta
Start dates
Atlanta
1/22/2020   (English)
799 USD
Online
1/30/2020   (English)
799 USD
3/26/2020   (English)
799 USD
Washington D.C.
2/19/2020   (English)
799 USD
8/18/2020   (English)
799 USD
How Adults Learn

Course description

How Adults Learn

This essential workshop introduces you to research-driven adult learning principles. It is filled with techniques that will help you connect with your audience and build your credibility as a trainer. You’ll explore a simple “recipe” for learning that will help your participants get the most out of training and help you exceed their expectations. As you learn about each powerful adult learning principle, you’ll see them applied in real-time as they are woven into the activities and exercises of this workshop.

This workshop is also available as on-site/company specific. For programs held or attended in Canada, listed prices will be charged in CAD. Please contact Langevin for more details.

Who should attend?

For new and experienced training professionals who want to apply adult learning principles to the design and delivery of their training for increased effectiveness.

Training Content

Objectives

  • Define a strategy for successful learning.
  • Incorporate adult learning principles in your training.
  • Structure your training so learners can achieve required performance.
  • Identify adults’ preferred learning styles.
  • Create training that addresses all learning styles.
  • Incorporate techniques for learners to acquire, store, and retrieve information.
  • Apply descriptive language techniques to trigger the senses.
  • Frame questions to encourage deeper learning.
  • Help adults facilitate their own learning.
  • Employ memorable summary and review techniques.
  • Determine if your training is geared towards adult learners.


What you will learn


Structure of Training

  • How to structure training to address all learning styles.
  • Tools and techniques for incorporating vital adult learning principles into your courses.
  • How to draw on your wealth of knowledge and skill to build a customized list of adult learning principles.
  • A simple yet effective recipe that guarantees transfer of skills back on the job.
  • What successful and unsuccessful learning looks, sounds, and feels like.
  • A quick and easy technique to map out successful learning.
  • How you can influence the learner and provide the conditions under which learning can take place.
  • The factors you can control as a designer and instructor.
  • A quick tool to assess different learning styles.
  • Suggested training strategies for each learning style.
  • How to adjust your course design and delivery to appeal to all styles.
  • A comprehensive list of 62 adult learning principles.


Process of Learning

  • Powerful techniques that allow learners to acquire and store information more easily and retain it longer.
  • How to create powerful memory hooks.
  • Guidelines for using techniques that trigger the senses, plus 21 examples.
  • How to create similes, metaphors, analogies, allusions, personifications, anecdotes, and stories to enhance training.
  • A grab bag of descriptive language to incorporate into your training.
  • How to dig below surface-level questions to encourage deeper learning.
  • 6 levels of questions to promote learning acquisition and retention.
  • An easy-to-use worksheet for developing questions and expected answers.
  • How to create an environment that motivates learners.
  • 40 ways to help your learners help themselves in the classroom and on their own.
  • A time-saving job aid that your learners can use to create quick summaries.
  • A checklist of 150 actions to ensure adult learners get the most out of training.
  • How to build memorable reviews and summaries into your training.
  • Fun and easy-to-design review and summary methods.
  • 6 guidelines for delivering a story.
  • A tool to help you assess your enthusiasm level.
  • How to verify that you have applied adult learning principles to your courses.

Costs

Cost

799 USD - 1 day in person

899 USD - 2 days (~2-2.5 hours/day) live online

About Langevin Learning Services Inc.

Langevin Learning Services Inc.

Langevin Learning Services Inc.

For more than 35 years, Langevin has been a provider of highly renowned workshops, professional certifications, and products for trainers and business professionals. They are committed to providing practical, real-world, performance-based workshops and products guaranteed to set you up for...


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Reviews

Average rating 5

Based on 1 reviews

Sally D.
(5)
This was a well-organized, terrific workshop. The mixture of written material, group interaction, and exercises to reinforce learning felt perfect to me. I'm already making adjustments to the training sessions I lead based on what I learned in this class.
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