Thursday, April 16, 2009

New "Creative Learning" book

Need fresh ideas to engage your trainees? Tap the mind of master trainer Bob Lucas. His most recent book "Creative Learning: Activities and Games That REALLY Engage People" is loaded with new activities and games that can be used by trainers, presenters and educators in virtually any type of indoor learning environment.

The book includes more than 50 icebreakers and introductions motivators, brainteaser and energizers transition and reinforcement activities, stories that teach and powerful session closers. But it goes further by exploring the theory and concepts behind using games and activities. Lucas discusses the research that supports the case for focusing on brain-based (active) learning, and the benefits of adding fun and novelty to the learning environment. He also offers guidance on the possible scenarios when these brain-based games might be appropriate.

The book is available here.

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