Using Activities to Make Training Fun Online Training
At the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:
-Understand how training can include the use of humor and games
-Use different types of games
-Identify methods to elicit participant buy-in
-Use humor principles in adult learning
-Troubleshoot when games go badly
-Develop their own games
Letís Have Some Fun!
We will begin the day with a brief review of the learning cycle and adult learning principles. We will also discuss the value of games in training. Participants will then have an opportunity to share their favorite training game.
Getting Everyone on Board
During this session, we will discuss three things that can help participants see the value of training games. We will also discuss some great game experiences and some games that flopped, and what we can take away from these lessons.
Choosing the Right Game
Preparation is key to the success of any trainer. This session will discuss some different types of games and activities. Weíll also talk about how to deal with reluctant participants.
When Games Go Badly
Despite our best intentions and planning, sometimes a game wonít work. We will discuss how to anticipate, avoid, and deal with problems.
Using Humor in Training
Itís not hard to be funny; just be CREATIF! We will explore each letter of this acronym during this session.
To break the day up and illustrate some of our key points, participants will take part in a quick, fun energizer.
Quick and Easy Games
Participants will take part in three easy games that can be adapted for many situations. Then, they will discuss the games from a trainerís perspective.
Creating a Game
To wrap up the day, participants will work in small groups to create their own game.