After your workshop ends, there are still ways to extend the learner's journey after the event. Learn about the many ways to keep their momentum and engagement going.
- If you've done a good job your participants are excited…about what they learned in your workshop.…Take advantage of that energy…by setting them up with clear next steps…for extending their learning.…This not only keeps their momentum going,…but it's also a best practice in learning design…based on what we know about how the brain works.…I go into this in detail in my book Wired to Grow…and my course The Neuroscience of Learning.…Extending learning helps move the content…into long-term memory…and adds more repetitions to the neural pathways,…building the right habits.…
There are lots of ways to extend the learning.…The right choice will depend…on what kind of workshop you led…and what change you're trying to create in the participants.…Here are some good examples.…One, provide a list of relevant or related materials.…This can include articles, books, chapters, videos,…websites, online courses, et cetera.…In fact, I've done this for this course…and you'll find it in the Exercise Files.…Ask people to pick something from the list…
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- Facilitating adult learners
- Best practices in workshop design
- Understanding your participants
- Designing the right activities
- Preparing the logistics
- Facilitating the workshop
- Keeping things on track
- Increasing participation and collaboration
- Solving unexpected problems
- Dealing with challenging dynamics
- Creating closure