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The Business Case for Accelerated Learning
Special Issue of Spice of the Month Accelerated Learning Ezine
Accelerated Learning and ROI Series
by Anne Thornley-Brown, President, The Training Oasis, Inc.
More Than Fluff
When you hear the words "accelerated learning", what images pop into your mind? This is what most people picture:
It is important to remember that these are only some of the ingredients that can be used to produce accelerated learning. Accelerated learning is possible even if no one plays games and a koosh is no where in sight. Accelerated learning really refers to:
the RESULTS of interactive, participant centered learning experiences.
If facilitators use strategies other than lecture in the training room, its not just to add fun and colour to a training session. Its to produce better results. So, if accelerated learning is not about kooshes and colour, what are the main ingredients that produce it? This special issue of Spice of the Month moves past the fluff, provides answers to this question and explores the business case for accelerated learning.
Anne Thornley-Brown is the President and founder of The Training Oasis, Inc., a Toronto based consulting firm for rapidly changing organizations. Our clients have included CIBC, Telus Mobility, Ingram Micro, The Royal Bank of Canada, and IKEA. Anne has toured Asia 16 times and offered seminars to over 2000 executives, managers and HR professionals in Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, and India. Petronas, Malaysian Airlines, Digi, Mobil/Exxon, and Dell Computers are among the organizations that have sent delegates to her sessions in Asia. Anne is available as a keynote speaker, instructional designer and facilitator for seminars and team building.