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Icebreakers - How to Sneak Engagement Into Your Learners With Amy Shilliday

Episode Summary

We will explore what an icebreaker is, why and when you can use one, and share best practices for selecting or designing activities that will spark participation in your room. NEW... The Learner Engagement Value of Icebreakers for ILT When it comes to icebreakers there are 2 camps: You either love them or you hate them. But the reality is that every instructor let training session needs to start with an engaging introduction. Gagne made "gaining learner attention" #1 in his list of 9 elements of effective learning for a good reason. Amy Shilliday has extensive experience in Training & Development for customer service businesses. These experience include senior trainer roles with mortgage banking and top-three global media companies. Amy has spent some serious time working on creating diverse learning delivery methods and design implementations that will successfully develop organization's service and sales teams. From adult learning theory, to training the trainer, to public speaking, Amy's skills have made her the amazing learning and development professional she is today. Become virtual friends with the IDIODC gang on twitter. Remember you can always stay in the loop by searching through the #IDIODC tag. Amy: @LN_Amy https://twitter.com/ln_amy?lang=en Brent: @BSchlenker https://twitter.com/bschlenker Chris: @Chris_V_W https://twitter.com/Chris_V_W IDIODC: @TeamIDIODC https://twitter.com/TeamIDIODC Brent Schlenker is dominKnow's Community Manager. Chris Van Wingerden is dominKnow's Sr. VP Learning Solutions. Want to join us live? Follow us on Crowdcast: https://www.crowdcast.io/dominknow Brent Schlenker is dominKnow's Community Manager. Chris Van Wingerden is dominKnow's Sr. VP Learning Solutions. Interested in learning more about dominKnow? Sign up for our next live platform demo to learn why we do powerful eLearning-authoring best. (And get a free 14-day trial after you watch the demo!) https://www.dominknow.com/demonstration.html