S A R A H H A N S O N
U N I V E R S I T Y O F F L O R I D A - P P D H R
T R A I N I N G & E D U C A T I O N C O O R D I N ...
Chinese Proverb
Tell me, I forget.
Show me, I remember.
Involve me, I understand.
What is Participatory Learning?
 Learning methods that require students to
collaborate, think critically, and reflect in ...
Video
http://www.youtube.com/user/MakeLearningStick
Participatory Learning Environments
 Integrate technology as a tool to facilitate inquiry.
 Utilize teachers as facilita...
Adult Learning Principles
 Adults like to…
 Use their experience and knowledge in training
 See practical ways to apply...
Benefits of Participatory Learning
Builds Skills
Problem
Solving
Critical
Thinking
Communication
Encourages
Creativity
Des...
Facilitator’s Role
 Help students feel comfortable
 Communicate instructions clearly
 Encourage sharing of information
...
Participatory Learning Methods
http://www.wordle.net/show/wrdl/2649009/word_cloud_2
Using Technology to Promote Participation
 Purchase Classroom Response Systems to conduct
polls and answer questions duri...
Using Technology to Promote Participation
 Incorporate online self evaluation into Supervisory
Skills Training
 http://p...
Sources
 "A Facilitators' Guide to Participatory Approaches to Learning." Scribd.
Nov. 2001. Web. 29 Oct. 2010.
<http://w...
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  1. 1. S A R A H H A N S O N U N I V E R S I T Y O F F L O R I D A - P P D H R T R A I N I N G & E D U C A T I O N C O O R D I N A T O R S A H A N S O N @ U F L . E D U Using Technology to Create a More Participatory Learning Environment for Employee Training
  2. 2. Chinese Proverb Tell me, I forget. Show me, I remember. Involve me, I understand.
  3. 3. What is Participatory Learning?  Learning methods that require students to collaborate, think critically, and reflect in order to construct their own knowledge. Collaboration Reflection Critical Thinking
  4. 4. Video http://www.youtube.com/user/MakeLearningStick
  5. 5. Participatory Learning Environments  Integrate technology as a tool to facilitate inquiry.  Utilize teachers as facilitators instead of instructors.  Are more active than passive.
  6. 6. Adult Learning Principles  Adults like to…  Use their experience and knowledge in training  See practical ways to apply information  Participate in relevant learning activities  Build on current experience  Receive feedback  Have support and follow-up
  7. 7. Benefits of Participatory Learning Builds Skills Problem Solving Critical Thinking Communication Encourages Creativity Design Publish Brainstorm Ideas Reaches More Learners Visual Learners Auditory Learners Kinesthetic Learners Improves Retention Learning more relevant Learning more applicable to job More constructive feedback
  8. 8. Facilitator’s Role  Help students feel comfortable  Communicate instructions clearly  Encourage sharing of information  Keep work practical and relevant  Coordinate opportunities for collaboration and communication  Use good questioning techniques  Involve students in planning/needs assessment
  9. 9. Participatory Learning Methods http://www.wordle.net/show/wrdl/2649009/word_cloud_2
  10. 10. Using Technology to Promote Participation  Purchase Classroom Response Systems to conduct polls and answer questions during instructor-led training.  Use www.surveymonkey.com to create online needs analysis for upcoming Leadership Development Program.  Develop online discussion forums to promote collaboration on Facility Focus software issues, supervisory questions, or safety concerns.
  11. 11. Using Technology to Promote Participation  Incorporate online self evaluation into Supervisory Skills Training  http://psychcentral.com/personality-patterns/  http://www.expertrating.com/certifications/Supervisor- Aptitude-Test.asp  Use game software to play review games during orientation, safety training, and Supervisor Skills Training.  Use Lectora software to create an interactive online module for Purchasing with an assessment at the end.
  12. 12. Sources  "A Facilitators' Guide to Participatory Approaches to Learning." Scribd. Nov. 2001. Web. 29 Oct. 2010. <http://www.scribd.com/doc/35859308/A-Facilitators-Guide-to- Participatory-Approaches-to-Learning>.  Mott, Jonathan. "Envisioning the Post-LMS Era: The Open Learning Network." Educause Quarterly 33.1 (2010). Web. 29 Oct. 2010. <http://www.educause.edu/EDUCAUSE Quarterly/EDUCAUSEQuarterlyMagazineVolum/EnvisioningthePost LMSEraTheOpe/199389>.  "Participatory learning environment." EduTech Wiki. 9 Jul 2009. Web. 29 Oct 2010. <http://edutechwiki.unige.ch/mediawiki/index.php?title=Participatory_ learning_environment&oldid=21880>.  "Participatory Training Tips." Docstoc. Web. 29 Oct. 2010. <http://www.docstoc.com/docs/3671059/Participatory-Training-Tips>.  This is Dan-Make Learning Stick. 18 June 2010. YouTube. Web. 29 October 2010. <http://www.youtube.com/user/MakeLearningStick>.  Thompson, J. “Guidelines for Trainers in Participatory Learning and Action Methodologies." Eldis. 2009. Web. 29 Oct. 2010. <http://www.eldis.org/id21ext/4cgp6.html>.

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