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Mastering Accelerated Learning Techniques

  • 18 May 2012
  • 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Midlands Technical College- Northeast Campus
  • 14

Registration

  • Lunch is not included. Bring your own lunch.
  • Catering by Hudson's BBQ.
    Menu:
    Slow cooked BBQ
    Smoked Chicken
    String Beans
    Macaroni and Cheese
    Sweet Potato Soufflé
    Assorted Pound Cake
    Drinks are included
  • Unable to physically attend the meeting? We now offer online access. It is limited to the first 25. Online particpants will receive a separate email with link 2 days prior to the scheduled meeting.

Registration is closed

 

Presented by: Bobby George, President of Achieving Performance Excellence (APE)

 

WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU?

The challenge to do more with less and in less time is the mantra of every organization. Accelerated learning is the training professionals answer to this business reality. Based on Bob Meir’s work at the Center for Accelerated Learning, Accelerated learning is the most advanced teaching and learning method in use today. This Lunch n’ Learn provides you an engaging and interactive session in the principles, process, and techniques of accelerated learning. You will learn how to use whole brain techniques that allow learners to acquire information and skills more efficiently and to retrieve, recall, or respond with confidence. These techniques include the use of music, peer teaching, collaboration, and mind mapping to improve the learning environment and get results. It is a total system for speeding and enhancing both the design process and the learning processes. Based on the latest brain research, it has proven repeatedly to increase learning effectiveness while saving time and money in the process.

 

Participants will be able to...

 

•·         Design effective learning programs using the Accelerated Learning cycle

•·         Design an engaging learning environment that supports learning, experimentation, and the building of a "community of practice

•·         Speed up and deepen the learning process, increase learner retention, and support effective application on the job (advanced contextual learning).

•·         Use music, games, simulations, and reflective processes to facilitate learning and develop key skills.

•·         Enhance your ability to promote collaboration among learners

 

Bobby George is the Training and Development Director with the Office of Human Resources at the South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services.  In addition, he is President of his own consulting company, Achieving Performance Excellence.    As an experienced training professional, he believes that “people need a comfortable, challenging, interactive, and fun environment if they are to attain the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to achieve their maximum potential.”

Bobby sees his mission as “Facil-Ed-Train-Ment” and readily incorporates facets of facilitation, education, training, and entertainment into his training.

  • Facilitation helping groups accomplish tasks and build their capacity to make better decisions
  •  Education sharing knowledge
  •  Training growing skills in employees for business results
  •  Entertainment connecting with the audience and giving them an impactful performance 

In addition to being a seasoned training and development professional, Bobby is an experienced songwriter, performing artist, and leader of the band, The Main Street Connection.  He performs for various charitable events and loves incorporating his guitar playing and singing skills into workshops to help facilitate learning liven up the atmosphere.

Accelerated Learning Resources

  •  http://www.alcenter.com/resources.php
  •  http://www.causeweb.org/uscots/uscots07/program/files/breakout2_4.pdf

Contact Bobby:

 

Email: bobbygeorgepresents@gmail.com

LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/bobbygeorge1

CONTACT INFORMATION

Email
:   
vpmarketing@atdmidlands.org

Mailing Address:
ATD Midlands, P.O. Box 210055, Columbia, SC 29211 

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