Create and implement high-impact, low-cost training programs - in half the time or better! Accelerated learning - the use of the full mind and the whole personality to speed and enhance learning - has impressed trainers and learners worldwide with its effectiveness. "The Accelerated Learning Handbook" is the definitive guide to this state-of-the-art learning approach. Written by accelerated learning guru Dave Meier, the book explains an innovative, rapid instructional design methodology and presents hundreds of practical techniques and ideas to speed training time and reduce costs, while significantly improving learning and long-term results.In "The Accelerated Learning Handbook", discover how leading corporations are using A.L. methods to: speed and enhance learning; greatly reduce course design time; improve retention and job performance; involve learners at every stage of the process; enhance both classroom and Web-based learning; create healthier learning environments; build effective learning communities; and, energize and re-humanize the learning process.
Part I: The Learning Revolution. Chapter 1: A Brief History of the A.L. Movement. Chapter 2: The Guiding Principles of A.L. Chapter 3: Curing the West's Educational Diseases. Part II: Natural Learning. Chapter 4: The Brain and Learning. Chapter 5: The SAVI Approach to Learning. Part III: The Four Phases of Learning. Chapter 6: A Summary of the Four Phases. Chapter 7: Phase 1: Preparation Techniques. Chapter 8: Phase 2: Presentation Techniques. Chapter 9: Phase 3: Practice Techniques. Chapter 10: Phase 4: Performance Techniques. Part IV: Additional A.L. Tools and Techniques. Chapter 11: Music for Learning. Chapter 12: Themes. Chapter 13: Pictograms. Chapter 14: Question-Raising Techniques. Chapter 15: Learning Games. Chapter 16: Imagery and Learning. Chapter 17: Natural Light. Chapter 18: Aromas. Part V: Computers and Accelerated Learning. Chapter 19: Using Technology Wisely. Chapter 20: Public Education and the Web. Chapter 21: Enhancing Technology-Based Learning. Part VI: Rapid Instructional Design (RID). Chapter 22: Rapid Design Principles. Chapter 23: The 7-Step Rapid Design Process. Part VII: The Learning Revolution and You. Chapter 24: The Soul of an A.L. Practitioner. Growing A.L. in Your Organization. Chapter 25: Growing A.L. in Your Organization. Resources: Literature, Music, Organizations.