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Experiential Learning

Practical Learning for Adults Part 1

Experiential Learning
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ISBN: 978-87-403-2097-8
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Pages : 107
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About the book

  1. Content
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  1. Introduction
  2. Experiential learning
    1. Experiential learning
    2. Action learning 
    3. Discovery learning 
    4. Problem Based Learning (PBL) 
    5. Project-based Learning 
  3. Coaching 
    1. What is coaching? 
    2. Differences between coaching, training and consulting 
    3. Types of coaching 
    4. Personal benefits of coaching 
    5. Pitfalls of coaching 
    6. Why do organisations need coaches? 
    7. When is coaching relevant? 
    8. External versus internal coaches 
    9. How long should coaching last? 
    10. The coaching process 
    11. Where does coaching take place? 
    12. Who does the coaching? 
    13. The role of the coach 
    14. The role of the coachee
    15. The GROW Coaching model
  4. Mentoring
    1. What is mentoring?
    2. Apprenticeship and mentoring
    3. Mentoring the famous
    4. Differences between mentoring and coaching
    5. Mentor benefits
    6. Mentee benefits
    7. Pitfalls of mentoring
    8. Successful mentoring programmes
    9. When is mentoring suitable?
    10. How is mentoring organised?
    11. Different types of mentoring
    12. The process of mentoring
    13. Where does mentoring take place?
    14. Who does the mentoring?
    15. Types of mentors 
    16. Mentee responsibilities
    17. The mentoring life cycle
    18. Summary


Experiential learning is learning with others through action and practice in meaningful work-related tasks. This is one of a series of two books on practical learning – the second book covers on-line learning including social media. This e-book covers practical techniques like role-play, simulations, games, case studies, discovery learning, problem-based, project based learning, coaching and mentoring. These provide hands-on interesting experience of learning, preparing you for the real world challenges of work.

About the author

Samuel A Malone is a self-employed training consultant, lecturer and author. He is the author of 21 books published in Ireland, the UK and abroad on learning, personal development, study skills and business management.  Some of his books have gone into foreign translations and second editions. He has an M.Ed. with distinction (in training and development) from the University of Sheffield and is a qualified Chartered Management Accountant (ACMA), Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) and a Chartered Secretary (ACIS). He is a fellow of the Irish Institute of Training and Development (FIITD).

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