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Macmillan Higher Education

Facilitating Workshops

A Resource Book for Lecturers and Trainers

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Palgrave

Pages: 240
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Palgrave Teaching and Learning

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Paperback - 9781137304209

21 May 2014

$49.99

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Ebook - 9781137304216

07 May 2014

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The only book providing advice on facilitating workshops aimed specifically at lecturers and academics. Full of practical resources and materials including suggested activities, handouts and whiteboard layouts to help people...

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The only book providing advice on facilitating workshops aimed specifically at lecturers and academics. Full of practical resources and materials including suggested activities, handouts and whiteboard layouts to help people tasked with running workshops in higher education settings or at conferences, even without having received specific training.

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No directly competing titles on facilitating workshops aimed specifically at lecturers and academics

Structured using commonly asked questions to provide guidance and advice, informed by current theory

Full of practical resources and materials including suggested activities, handouts and whiteboard layouts to support people tasked with running workshops

Features an array of vignettes and examples relevant to reallife situations for readers to learn from


Introduction to the Book
Workshop Concerns
PART I: LEARNING IN WORKSHOPS
1. Why Workshops?
2. A Brief History of Workshops
3. Principles of Adult Learning
4. Adults as Social Learners
5. Adults as Experiential Learners
6. The Experience of Learning in Workshops
PART II: TEACHING IN WORKSHOPS
7. The Experience of Delivering Workshops
8. Planning and Organising Workshops
9. Workshop Contexts
10. Setting Goals
11. Categorising and Selecting Activities
12. Workshop Activities
13. Sequencing Content and Activities
14. Feedback and Assessment
15. Delivering Workshops Online
16. Professional Development for Facilitators
PART III: THE PRACTICE OF FACILITATING WORKSHOPS
17. The 'When' of Workshops
18. Timing Issues
19. Participant Issues
20. Organisational Issues
21. Technical Issues
22. Space Issues
23. Cultural Issues
24. Presenter Issues
25. Content Issues
26. Dealing with Organisers
27. Promoting Workshops
28. Evaluating Workshops
29. Giving Workshops to Colleagues
References
Index.

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Dr. Hayo Reinders (www.innovationinteaching.org) is Professor of Education and Head of Department at Unitec in New Zealand and Dean of the Graduate School at Anaheim University in the United States. He is also Editor-in-Chief of the journal 'Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching'. Hayo's interests are in educational technology, learner autonomy, and out-of-class learning and his most recent books are on teaching methodologies, digital games, and second language acquisition. He edits a book series on 'New Language Learning and Teaching Environments' for Palgrave Macmillan.

Marilyn Lewis is an honorary research fellow at the University of Auckland, New Zealand.
They are the authors of The International...

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Dr. Hayo Reinders (www.innovationinteaching.org) is Professor of Education and Head of Department at Unitec in New Zealand and Dean of the Graduate School at Anaheim University in the United States. He is also Editor-in-Chief of the journal 'Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching'. Hayo's interests are in educational technology, learner autonomy, and out-of-class learning and his most recent books are on teaching methodologies, digital games, and second language acquisition. He edits a book series on 'New Language Learning and Teaching Environments' for Palgrave Macmillan.

Marilyn Lewis is an honorary research fellow at the University of Auckland, New Zealand.
They are the authors of The International Student Handbook and Study Skills for Speakers of English as a Second Language.

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