Tip #233: Debunking Myths About the Cost of Experiential Activities

On July 23, 2008, Posted by , In learning activities, By , , With Comments Off on Tip #233: Debunking Myths About the Cost of Experiential Activities

Let’s first define what we mean. Interactive learning strategies engage learners by allowing them to actively participate and verbally respond within the learning environment. Group discussion, case studies, questionnaires, and crossword puzzles easily fall within this category, which is characterized by mental stimulation and verbal expression.

 

Experiential training methods engage learners physically, mentally and emotionally in a multisensory experience. Simulation, visualization, dramatization, role plays and physical movement easily fall within this category, which is characterized by emotional stimulation and physical expression.

There certainly are lots of lovely games and activities that can be purchased, sometimes at a high cost. However, let’s consider the variety of experiential and interactive training activities that are based on a simple piece of Read the rest