"If you want to shift from lecture-based learning (or lack of it) to participant-centered (with plenty of transfer), then 101 Ways to Make Training Active
belongs in your library. Mel never fails to provide practical tools and strategies for making training come alive."
--Bob Pike, chairman and CEO, The Bob Pike Group and author, The Creative Training Techniques Handbook
"I can now retire my beat-up copy of Mel’s original 101 Ways to Make Training Active that I have been using the last ten years. The second edition is even more practical. It retains the original brilliance and adds new and powerful activities. I am planning to buy two copies and keep one of them under lock and key."
--Sivasailam “Thiagi” Thiagarajan, resident mad scientist, The Thiagi Group and author, Design Your Own Games and Activities
"Wow! 101 Ways to Make Training Active has just gotten better! What a great new collection of creative and useful ways to make training active and improve learner retention. I can’t wait to try them out."
--Jean Barbazette, president, The Training Clinic and author, Instant Case Studies
"Mel Silberman has done it again! With this second edition, he has polished to perfection his fabulous 101 Ways to Make Training Active. Sparkling with easy-to-read and easy-to-use ideas, this gem of a resource is a must-read for anyone in the training profession. You will use the wealth of material found in this book until its pages are flagged, dog-eared, and worn out."
--Sharon Bowman, author, The Ten-Minute Trainer: 150 Ways to Teach It Quick and Make It Stick
"We all know that learning by doing beats every other instructional method hands down. That’s why this book is so important. It’s packed with ideas for greatly improving learning effectiveness. A must resource for all trainers."
--Dave Meier, director, The Center for Accelerated Learning and author, The Accelerated Learning Handbook