Micro learning and bite sized brain friendly learning Driven partly by budgets and managers demands to have staff away from "the day job" as little as possible, micro or bite size learning solutions have gained popularity in recent years. Go back 20 years and a 5 day course was the order of the day, then 3 days.. 2 days.. 1 day and then into one hour sessions. Now we are in the age of micro-learning. Learning solutions that often take just seconds to achieve, that can be chained into … [Read more...] about Micro-learning accelerated learning made practical?
How to MASTER Learning Accelerated or brain friendly learning has had a lot of good and bad press over the years, but what is it and how can you use it?What is Accelerated Learning?In basic terms it is efficient learning based on an understanding of the psychology (how) we learn. That is to present or acquire information in a way which makes it easier for the receiving brain to process and retain. Often programmes that are called "accelerated learning" are "learn to learn" type events/ … [Read more...] about How to MASTER Accelerated Learning
Exploring the impact of the Internet on Accelerated Learning methods and techniques. 1: Introduction: Of all the ten articles we chose to present for our website in this series, this article, viz, the final one posed the greatest challenge not because of paucity of research contents but because of the appropriateness. In fact, keying in the search words Web and Accelerated Learning (or "Internet and Accelerated Learning") within quotes did not produce any results and without quotes threw a … [Read more...] about The Impact of the Web on Accelerated Learning
Gardner's Multiple Intelligence Theory an exploration of what it is and how to use the theory1. Introduction: In this article, we will explore in a concise manner Howard Gardner's varying approaches to the "Multiple Intelligence Theory" and their relevance to Accelerated Learning Techniques. This article aims to enlighten the readers of its practical utility for which reason it found popular acceptance with the practising educationalists especially those based in the USA. In effect, the … [Read more...] about Gardner’s Multiple Intelligence Theory
The brain & learning - what bit does what? 1.0: Introduction: Without diluting the importance of the concepts involved in this article which would be discussed in a scientific manner as they demand, we would start it in a lighter vain with a story. The story may apparently look like a little disjointed but a reflection on it would bring out its relevance as this article relates to the brain and it may be necessary understand the unpredictable ways it functions. Chemical balance in the … [Read more...] about The brain & learning – what bit does what
Lozanov on learning "double plane" exploring the thoughts of one of the fathers of accelerated learning 1.0: Introduction: Two chief impediments identified by both educational scholars and trainers of Human Resources to learning are inattention of the learners and passivity of the teacher/trainer. In the words of accomplished American Psychologist William James, W (1890), 'the faculty of voluntarily bringing back a wandering attention over and over again is the very root of judgment, … [Read more...] about Lozanov on learning "double plane"
Key Developers of Super Learning Techniques1.0: Introduction: In this article, we would have an overview of the evolvement of the theory and techniques of super learning techniques and through which we consider the transformation of original theory known as 'Suggestopedia'. The term 'Suggestopedia' was coined by Dr.Georgi Lozanov (which was dealt in the first article) to denote its application to a combination of two functional terms, viz, suggestion and pedagogy. This was done to stress … [Read more...] about Key Developers of Super Learning Techniques
How to Mind Map: 1. Introduction How to Mind Map: The Visual, Auditory and Kinaesthetic engagement: In the last article, we had described the concept of mental learning through the program of ‘Learn How to Learn' and in this article, we would be dealing with the theme of 'learning to learn' (L2L) of Tony Buzan.Buzan is credited with further development of what is described as Mind Mapping to the application of learning. With an objective to retain what is learnt. There are at least two … [Read more...] about How to Mind Map: The Visual, Auditory and Kinaesthetic engagement through Mind Mapping
An Overview of the History of Accelerated Learning 1.0: Introduction: 'Accelerated Learning' (or Brain Friendly Learning) is considered unique in the history of innovative learning because of its user friendly methods of imparting skills to the learner. Ever since it was ushered in by Dr.Georgi Lozanov[a] with a humble beginning of teaching English language to 60 and odd students deploying a variety of non-traditional techniques (e.g. use of visual and auditory methods), referred to in the … [Read more...] about History of Accelerated Learning
A General Introduction to Accelerated Learning Techniques1. Conceptual clarity: It is seen more often than not the term Accelerated or Brain Friendly Learning Technique is used in a loose manner to mean 'any learning activity' that expedites the learning process. While it encompasses within itself an activity of learning, yet it does not convey the true import of the concept whose objective is to teach the whole person in order to impart the core elements to the learners (students) which … [Read more...] about A General Introduction to Accelerated Learning Techniques
How to prepare for your own superlearning programme 1.0: Introduction to Super Learning: In all the previous articles, we had discussed about the development and the utility of Accelerated/Superlearning Techniques as originally propounded by Dr. Lozanov and subsequently developed by innumerable scholars belonging to a variety of disciplines. One can name any field, Psychology, Sociology, Education, Liberal Arts and the list is endless where the ‘Accelerated Learning Techniques’ and the … [Read more...] about How to prepare for your own superlearning programme (learning and mental)