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Interactive Learning Workshops | | To host this workshop at your organization, community or conference, contact Lisa Heft at lisaheft@openingspace.netSession / Workshop DescriptionParticipatory learning educator-facilitators use carefully designed activities, presentations, discussions and room dynamics to involve participants' own insights and life experience for increased understanding and retention of information. Come to participate, laugh, share, learn and teach in a way that refreshes and stimulates both learner and facilitator.Duration1 day - if participants wish to use this workshop as a design clinic for their curriculum or presentations: 2 daysTarget AudienceParticipants on all levels are welcome - anyone who may enjoy learning and sharing how to teach others.Learning ObjectivesAfter completion of this workshop, participants will * learn how to turn some of their didactic presentations into interactive sessions * problem-solve and share their own challenges and solutions with their colleagues on how to make learning more participatory * gain some familiarity with different interactive learning methods and theory * have fresh ideas for interactive activities and approaches they might immediately use in their own workContent Outline and Description * Introduction, definition of interactive learning and theory and research on how participatory learning affects information retention * Analysis of pre-workshop exercise (participants do upon entry) * Warm-up activity and analysis, sharing ideas for warm-up or ice-breaker activities * Facilitator tips * Designing learning experiences and presentations, including writing lesson plans * Rehearsing a presentation * Using and distributing handouts * Carrying notes or lesson plans in-hand during a workshop * Examples of how to use, change and design…...

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