Facilitation and Programming General Sessions

The Inspired and Thoughtful Facilitator – FP16

303 RCC February 7, 2020 2:45 pm - 4:15 pm

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Jennifer Stanchfield

Join this interactive workshop and take away both practical strategies to enhance your toolbox and a deeper understanding of the “why behind what you do” in facilitation. Explore brain-based techniques to create meaningful and impactful experiences including information from the neuroscience field about engagement and buy-in that will inspire new perspectives on your role and style as a facilitator.

Attendees will take away:
•Experiential, brain-based strategies to actively engage learners physically, emotionally, socially, and intellectually
•Research from the field of educational neuroscience that supports and informs experiential education practice
•Strategies for increasing involvement, buy-in, and ownership
•Fundamentals of group facilitation such as the importance of participant choice and control, sequencing, and ongoing assessment
•Methods to design, sequence, facilitate and adapt activities to enhance learning outcomes
•Reflection tools and techniques to increase relevancy, meaning, depth of understanding, and connection to future learning situations
•New perspectives on their role as a facilitator, and the importance of flexibility, attitude and adaptation