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Training games : simple and effective techniques to engage and motivate learners

Author: Steve Sugar; Jennifer A Whitcomb
Publisher: Alexandria, VA : ASTD Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"One of the most reliable tools to begin building an effective learning environment is through the use of classroom games. This book provides practical, step-by-step advice on how to select just the right game for an event, choose the format, facilitate the event, and evaluate your effectiveness. The authors provide 11 classroom-tested games that are easily adapted to liven up any learning event. The CD-ROM contains  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steve Sugar; Jennifer A Whitcomb
ISBN: 1562864513 9781562864514
OCLC Number: 137324857
Description: xi, 128 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Contents: CHAPTER 1: Introduction to Training Games; CHAPTER 2: The Beginning: Selecting Your Training Game; CHAPTER 3: Preparations: The Game Plan; CHAPTER 4: Training Game Formats; CHAPTER 5: Preparing and Playing Your Game; CHAPTER 6: Role of the Game Facilitator; CHAPTER 7: Debriefing the Games; CHAPTER 8: Games for Classroom Play.
Other Titles: Simple and effective techniques to engage and motivate learners
Responsibility: Stephen Sugar, Jennifer Whitcomb.

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A training environment dominated by keenly focused and engaged learners is the reliable predictor of a successful event. One of the reliable tools to begin building this effective environment is  Read more...

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