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Wednesday, August 7 • 14:00 - 15:15
Making it Pop - Reflecting Practice in Experiential Learning (Jenny Tarwater) popular

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IMAGINE THIS: a room full of participants thinking deeply about new concepts and insights you just introduced, connecting that learning to their own life, and creating a plan to apply it in the very near future. Sounds great right?
An effective debrief takes work to design and execute.
Many popular theories of adult learning and instructional design emphasize the importance of a debrief but do not provide trainers with a deeper toolkit of how to accomplish it. Join this train-the-trainer session to understand and experience debriefing techniques from such training luminaries as Jerry Weinberg, Sivasailam "Thiagi" Thiagarajan and Sharon Bowman.
In this session you will experience and examine different types of experiential learning. You will learn several ways to facilitate a debrief. You will leave with a short effective debrief that can be used in almost any situation. You will also hear a few very entertaining and educational stories of debriefing failures!
Come learn more how to create debriefs training with these powerful techniques!

Learning Outcomes:
  • Explain what a debrief is and why it is so important to curriculum design
  • Recognize five different debriefing techniques to facilitate learning that sticks
  • Learn a sure-fire, simple to remember, 3 step debriefing technique
  • Integrate five tips/tricks to significantly improve experiential learning facilitation for all learners
  • Bonus: Participants will participate in three short exercises and debriefs that have deep learning implications!


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Jenny Tarwater

Collaboration Coach, Blueshift Innovation
Jenny Tarwater is an International Speaker, Collaboration Coach and Agile Trainer. She has 25 years of corporate experience bringing all parts of an organization together to reliably deliver large-scale software initiatives. Jenny has a passion for empowering the adoption and understanding... Read More →

Wednesday August 7, 2019 14:00 - 15:15 EDT
Maryland Ballroom A