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The Accelerated Learning Handbook: A Creative Guide to Designing and Delivering Faster, More Effective Training Programs

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From the Publisher 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 sta ...more
Hardcover, 304 pages
Published July 1st 2000 by McGraw-Hill Education (first published January 1st 2000)
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Steven
Sep 19, 2009 Steven rated it it was ok
An interesting concept, but the ideas are never really fleshed out. There's a lot of repetition and lists. Skimming the introduction pretty much gives you the entire book.
Some in-depth dissection of AL lessons and techniques would have gone a long way.
James Perkins
Oct 25, 2015 James Perkins rated it it was ok
As a professional trainer, I like to read books that help improve my training skills. I'd read about the theories of accelerated learning in the past, and wanted to see them in a more practical context. I should start by saying that this book does contain some useful ideas about making training more dynamic, involving and interesting for learners, which can't help but make it more effective. Author Meier also provides some good "Examples from the field" that help to illustrate what he's talking ...more
Agustinus Susanto
Jan 07, 2008 Agustinus Susanto rated it really liked it
Buku ini beri aku ide buat skripsi. Karena pas beli di Sebuah toko buku jogja trus ku baca dan malam itu juga aku dapet pokok masalah buat dikembangin jadi skripsi. Thanks Dave Meier
Becky
Oct 13, 2013 Becky rated it really liked it
Excellent guide to experiential learning with tips on how to design and implement. The thought is to present the material and let the learners learn. Also love the idea of putting joy in learning and that a good Accelerated Learning facilitator Cares (about their learners and the subject), is Creative (always improving to increase learning) and has the Courage to try new things.
Angela Risner
Aug 31, 2014 Angela Risner rated it did not like it
A company for whom I was doing some consulting had recently come across this book and was looking at it to reduce the time to develop and implement learning solutions. I read this so that I could understand what they liked about the approach and how it could be used.

Quite honestly, I thought the book was incredibly elementary. Yes, I suppose it could appeal to folks who are just starting out in instructional design. But it does reinforce some out-of-date concepts, such as learning styles (whethe
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Robin Brenizer
Feb 25, 2011 Robin Brenizer rated it really liked it
I used to give this book out to all of my training clients. It is a great book for anyone starting a career in training delivery and design.
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