Published August 15, 2007
by ASTD Press .
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||192|
I have been facilitating teams since Over the years I have taken many workshops and trainings, received helpful feedback, and read many insightful books all to help me hone my facilitation skills. Facilitation is both an art and a science and a skill that can be developed through practice and reflection. These books are some of my favorites. Facilitation Skills Training is a ready-to-use, how-to reference for applying adult learning principles. This book is a powerful road map that will help you lead subject matter experts from being just presenters of facts to being facilitators of learning. --Linda Dacus Parris, Training Division Manager, Servpro Industries, Inc.5/5(4). Kimberly, I purchased the Facilitation Skills Training Course. I am looking for the PDF PPT's contained in the book showing as thumbnail images. The book said I needed to come to this site to download. How do I access/download them? I am not looking to . This book offered many practical techniques to facilitating a group. This book was required for a class I took and we did have to lead the class is a discussion using suggesting facilitation techniques at the back of the book. Remember this sort of things takes practice but the book helps get you going in the right by:
Since training is about teaching new skills and concepts, and facilitation is about helping the group in thinking, trainers and facilitators need to have different, if overlapping, skill sets. As a trainer, you need to put more emphasis on learning design skills and possess more knowledge about adult learning principles. Facilitation Skills Training Manual; A facilitator’s handbook This training manual is meant to be used by social workers, teachers, project and field staff, health workers, rehabilitation officers, local leaders and other educators involved in training as a resource. One of the most important sets of skills for leaders and members are facilitation skills. These are the "process" skills we use to guide and direct key parts of our organizing work with groups of people such as meetings, planning sessions, and training of our members and leaders. New trainers sometimes question the difference between the training and facilitating roles when implementing the training design. In The Winning Trainer, Julius E. Eitington defines them as follows: Trainer: Term used to describe a learner-centered conductor of a course or program. See also Facilitator. Facilitator: A trainer who functions in a way to allow participants [ ].
This book is your all-in-one train-the-trainer resource to guide development of 1 and 2-day instructor led courses in this vital business and organizational skill. Facilitation Skills Training demonstrates step-by-step how to set up effective training from creating an effective learning environment to the use of media in the class. Since Developing Facilitation Skills was first printed in , it has been used extensively by a very wide range of people who wanted to develop, enhance and expand their facilitation skills. It is a great delight to know that the book is still relevant, useful and meeting the need. Hundreds of group facilitation activities for workshops, meetings and training sessions. Find the best team building activities, energisers, process facilitation and . Meetings can either be opportunities to share ideas, discuss challenges and define action plans, or they can end up as unproductive time wasters. Unfortunately, managers are often the major contributors to meeting process dysfunction. You need skills to run meetings properly. By definition, facilitating means, “To make easier or less.