Encourage a “learner-centered” approach
to training, and not an “information-centered” one.
Adults (and of course adult learners) crave and
need direct involvement in their training – so involve
them. It is after all, their training. The more that they are
the training (rather than the information being stressed at the
expense of learner involvement), the better the training will
go. Involvement leads to participation leads to learning, and
that’s what we all want in our training. Of course, the
converse is also true. That is the more that the information
is stressed (at the expense of learner involvement), the less
effective the training will be. Remember, “No learning,
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