Maximizing Adult Learning Program

Maximizing Adult Learning Program Overview

All learning organizations are continuously challenged to do more with less. This interactive program will demonstrate how to maximize adult learning while minimizing wasted time – yours and the learners’! Go beyond designing PowerPoint and learn how to incorporate a variety of activities that keep learners engaged, motivated, and having an enjoyable learning experience.

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No Public programs scheduled at this time. Please contact FKA to have us deliver a customized or Off-the-shelf program at your location or online, or take advantage of our One-on-One Coached Learning Services. Coached Learning is available on any topic area covered in our programs. Call us at 1-800-FKA-5585.

We are moving our face-to-face programs to an online format due to physical distancing constraints. We will resume our classroom facilitation when it is possible to do so safely.

Who Should Attend the Maximizing Adult Learning Program?

  • Managers, supervisors, key performers charged with overseeing and/or developing training materials and who have little or no direct experience with instructional design.
  • Engage in group activities with your peers as you learn about the actions that support, enhance, and promote learning.
  • Complete an instrument to determine your personal learning style.
  • Identify the presentation methods most suited to the different learning styles.
  • Consider the stages of learning and their implications for training transfer.
  • Experience a variety of ways to test for understanding and provide meaningful practice that increase retention.
  • Take home easy-to-use frameworks and checklists to guide the design and delivery of learning programs guaranteed to maximize adult learning.
  • Receive Complimentary Post-Learning Sustainment.
  • Describe the phases of an instructional design project
  • Apply principles of adult learning to course design
  • Use the Systematic Learning Process to ensure learner success
  • Plan motivational strategies that encourage adults to learn
  • Select presentation methods that address learners’ preferred learning styles
  • Design higher level questions to test for understanding and improve retention
  • Encourage retention and transfer of learning through a variety of application methods
  • Plan activities that let adults share their wealth of knowledge and experience
  • Incorporate fun into the learning program
  • Enhance the connections with learners through language choices
  • The FKA Instructional Systems Design Methodology
  • Adult Learning Principles
      • What Adult Learners Like
      • What Adult Learners Dislike
  • Systematic Learning Process
      • Presentation
      • Application
      • Feedback
      • Ratios
      • Instructional Process
  • Keeping Learners Engaged
      • Initial Motivation
      • Ongoing Motivation (VIVE)
  • Learning Styles
      • Visual
      • Auditory
      • Kinesthetic/Tactile
  • Presentation Methods
  • Testing for Understanding (TFU)
      • Creating TFU Questions
      • Higher Level TFUs
  • Stages of Learning
  • Application Methods
  • Games
    • Icebreakers
    • Learning Games
    • Closers
  • Adult Learning Principles and Design Considerations
  • Systematic Learning Process (Details and Checklist)
  • Presentation Methods (Details and Selection Matrix)
  • Perceptual Learning Styles
  • Bloom’s Taxonomy of Cognitive Processing (Revised)
  • List of Action Verbs
  • Four Stages of Learning
  • Application Methods (Details and Selection Matrix)
  • Game Template
  • List of 37 Learning Games
  • Call 1-800-FKA -5585 to schedule this program available online or 1 day at your location