Tip #144: Accelerated Learning in Croatia #5

On October 25, 2006, Posted by , In travel, By ,,,, , With Comments Off on Tip #144: Accelerated Learning in Croatia #5

Accelerated learning techniques include involving as many senses as possible for whole brain learning and to meet the needs of different learning styles. Color, music, touch, movement, visual stimulation, and the use of metaphor and story are all very important ingredients in an accelerated learning classroom.

After my first trip to Croatia to train trainers for the small business development centers in 1998, I returned four more times in March and July of 2000 and March and May of 2001 to work with the School of Economics at JJ Strossmeyer University in Osijek.. My assignment was to help them design the first European student-centered MBA program in Entrepreneurship and train the faculty there. My son Seth accompanied me on the … Read the rest

Tip #141: Accelerated Learning in Croatia #2

On October 12, 2006, Posted by , In travel, By ,,,, , With Comments Off on Tip #141: Accelerated Learning in Croatia #2

Accelerated learning techniques include involving as many senses as possible for whole brain learning and to meet the needs of different learning styles. Color, music, touch, movement, visual stimulation, and the use of metaphor and story are all very important ingredients in an accelerated learning classroom.

After my first trip to Croatia to train trainers for the small business development centers in 1998, I returned four more times in March and July of 2000 and March and September of 2001 to work with the School of Economics at JJ Strossmeyer University in Osijek.. My assignment was to help them design the first European student-centered MBA program in Entrepreneurship and train the faculty there. My son Seth accompanied me on this … Read the rest

Tip #139: Accelerated Learning in Croatia

On September 26, 2006, Posted by , In travel, By ,,,,,, , With Comments Off on Tip #139: Accelerated Learning in Croatia

Accelerated learning techniques include involving as many senses as possible for whole brain learning and to meet the needs of different learning styles. Color, music, touch, movement, visual stimulation, and the use of metaphor and story are all very important ingredients in an accelerated learning classroom.

In 1998, a good friend of mine, Joan Gillman, contacted me about my interest in conducting train the trainer workshops in Croatia. Joan had been working with the Open Society Institute, funded by Hungarian millionaire George Soros, to create small business development centers in underdeveloped and war-torn nations. Areas in Croatia (once part of Yugoslavia) had lost most of their major industries and needed to develop entrepreneurism to help the economy recover. The Open … Read the rest