Internationally acclaimed handbook bringing together theory and practice. Includes new case studies and practical tools. With a personal development profiling system spanning the six developmental facets of lifelong and lifewide learning.
Colin Beard works with many global organizations on learning and development, designing and facilitating experiential learning for national and international clients. He is Professor of Experiential Learning at Sheffield Business School, and was awarded a National Fellowship from the UK Higher Education Academy. He is author of The Experiential Learning Toolkit (published by Kogan Page). Dr John P Wilson is a consultant and researcher and holds positions at Oxford, Sheffield and Bradford Universities, UK. He is editor of International Human Resource Development (published by Kogan Page).
"Full of creative ideas that can be used by trainers and facilitators to develop their range of skills." People Management "The range of coverage is impressive." Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning "Beard and Wilson manage to smoothly lead the reader on a superlative tour of must see concepts and principles." Horizons Magazine "This book is valuable for all the boundary crossing it does. Other books on the subject do not go far beyond the walls of higher education, but this book draws on a huge range of sources... A stimulating collection of ideas and examples that encourages experimentation." Dr Roger Greenaway, Reviewing Skills Training "I think you have written a beauty here and I suspect it is going places." International Association of Experiential Education