Adult Learning http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6618/more en Why Do Some Think Meetings Have to Be Boring to be Effective? http://meetingsnet.com/blog/why-do-some-think-meetings-have-be-boring-be-effective <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Some still view fun at meetings as frivolous, not as the learning tool it actually is.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/face2face">face2face</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/why-do-some-think-meetings-have-be-boring-be-effective" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/why-do-some-think-meetings-have-be-boring-be-effective#comments Adult Learning Audience Engagement Meeting Formats face2face Wed, 30 Jul 2014 19:34:00 +0000 42711 at http://meetingsnet.com Shocking Truth: People Don't Like to Be Left Alone with Their Thoughts http://meetingsnet.com/blog/shocking-truth-people-dont-be-left-alone-their-thoughts <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>New research shows that people would rather give themselves electric shocks than sit along with their thoughts. What does this mean for learning at meetings?</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/face2face">face2face</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/shocking-truth-people-dont-be-left-alone-their-thoughts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/shocking-truth-people-dont-be-left-alone-their-thoughts#comments Adult Learning face2face Fri, 04 Jul 2014 15:11:00 +0000 42291 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Image: <span class="lightbox-meta-title"><a class="lightbox-meta-title-link rapidnofollow" href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/h-k-d/2886288408/in/photostream/" title="Stillness">Stillness</a></span><span class="lightbox-meta-owner"> by <a class="rapidnofollow" href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/h-k-d/with/2886288408/">h.koppdelaney</a></span> via Flickr</p> Changemaker-in-Chief: Joan Eisenstodt http://meetingsnet.com/adult-learning/changemaker-chief-joan-eisenstodt <div class="field-byline"> </div> <div class="field-deck"> Joan Eisenstodt, Meetings & Hospitality Consultant, Facilitator, and Trainer, Eisenstodt Associates, LLC, earns her own special place on our list of 2014 Changemakers </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Our Changemaker-in-Chief, Joan Eisenstodt has pushed the envelope for 40 years, changing the way we look at everything from meeting design, to diversity, to ethics. Here’s our exclusive interview.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/adult-learning/changemaker-chief-joan-eisenstodt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/adult-learning/changemaker-chief-joan-eisenstodt#comments Adult Learning Career/Salary Mon, 16 Jun 2014 16:48:00 +0000 41981 at http://meetingsnet.com The Brain Science Behind Meeting Breaks http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/brain-science-behind-meeting-breaks <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>We all know we need breaks at meetings. Health and stress expert Heidi Hanna, PhD, explains how to make those breaks work with brain rhythms to help attendees assimilate new information, gain insight, and stretch their creativity.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/brain-science-behind-meeting-breaks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/brain-science-behind-meeting-breaks#comments Adult Learning Financial/Insurance Meetings Association Meetings Audience Engagement Medical Meetings Mon, 14 Apr 2014 18:05:00 +0000 40851 at http://meetingsnet.com How to Avoid Death by Webinar http://meetingsnet.com/adult-learning/how-avoid-death-webinar <div class="field-byline"> By Amy Osterholm, MPH, MSW, and Karen Olivar Mariano </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Webinars are great tools for time- and cost-efficient training—but they can be boring. Here are some tips to keep your learners focused on learning, not checking e-mail.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/adult-learning/how-avoid-death-webinar" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/adult-learning/how-avoid-death-webinar#comments Adult Learning CME Design Virtual/Hybrid Thu, 06 Feb 2014 18:53:00 +0000 39741 at http://meetingsnet.com A Meeting for Attendees, by Attendees http://meetingsnet.com/tips-top/meeting-attendees-attendees <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>What participant-led meetings are, and why you may want to consider holding one</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/tips-top/meeting-attendees-attendees" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/tips-top/meeting-attendees-attendees#comments Adult Learning Audience Engagement Meeting Formats Wed, 05 Feb 2014 21:22:00 +0000 39701 at http://meetingsnet.com Designing Events Where Communication Comes First http://meetingsnet.com/audience-engagement/designing-events-where-communication-comes-first <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Mike van der Vijver, co-author of the new book Into the Heart of Meetings, talks about meeting design. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/audience-engagement/designing-events-where-communication-comes-first" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/audience-engagement/designing-events-where-communication-comes-first#comments Adult Learning Audience Engagement Premium Thu, 23 May 2013 19:55:00 +0000 33971 at http://meetingsnet.com <p> Mike van der Vijver, co-author of the new book Into the Heart of Meetings</p> Before We Can Learn, We Need to Unlearn http://meetingsnet.com/blog/we-can-learn-we-need-unlearn <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Meeting planning is all about setting the stage for people to learn new things. But we keep forgetting about teaching them how to unlearn the old first.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/face2face">face2face</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/we-can-learn-we-need-unlearn" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/we-can-learn-we-need-unlearn#comments Adult Learning face2face Wed, 15 May 2013 18:07:00 +0000 33741 at http://meetingsnet.com MPI Reimagines Session Tracks for WEC 2013 http://meetingsnet.com/blog/mpi-reimagines-session-tracks-wec-2013 <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Meeting Professionals International to track sessions by learning preferences for this summer's annual conference. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/face2face">face2face</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/mpi-reimagines-session-tracks-wec-2013" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/mpi-reimagines-session-tracks-wec-2013#comments Adult Learning Meeting Formats Event Design face2face Tue, 14 May 2013 19:54:00 +0000 33711 at http://meetingsnet.com Saint Joseph Hospital Improves Learning With Interactive Technology http://meetingsnet.com/adult-learning/saint-joseph-hospital-improves-learning-interactive-technology <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>How one organization is using polling software to engage everyone from executives to food-service staff.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/adult-learning/saint-joseph-hospital-improves-learning-interactive-technology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/adult-learning/saint-joseph-hospital-improves-learning-interactive-technology#comments Adult Learning CME Design Audience Engagement Tech News/Trends Premium Mon, 15 Apr 2013 16:36:00 +0000 32961 at http://meetingsnet.com Image by Stuart Miles/FreeDigitalPhotos.net