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CONNECT: engaging design and delivery skills - a pilot workshop

May 12 & 13, 2016, Toronto, ON
Artscape Youngplace, 180 Shaw St
cost: $250 plus hst

We are looking for 18 participants to take part in this pilot workshop that brings the best of what educational psychology and performing arts have to offer to those who want to improve their design and delivery skills. This workshop brings the best of what educational psychology and performing arts have to offer to those who want to improve their design and delivery skills. It will help you determine how to design your presentations and workshops for maximum impact and retention. It will help you deliver in a way that brings out your best.

WHY WE ARE DEVELOPING THIS WORKSHOP

Whether you present, lecture, lead workshops or teams, you will find this workshop rewarding and fun.
We created Connect because we've met too many talented people constrained by design and delivery rules that don't actually exist. (i.e. "I have to use PowerPoint." "I can't appear nervous." "I have to know everything about the subject.")

These beliefs prevent us from delivering at our best and they separate us from the groups we work with. Connect brings together the best of what learning psychology, performing arts and communications have to offer those who want to design and deliver at their best.

Facilitators: John Beale, and Alison McEachern

John Beale is a Toronto-based actor, teacher and director. A graduate of the Philippe Gaulier International Theatre School in Paris, John also trained, performed and taught extensively with Shakespeare and Company in Lenox, Massachusetts. He is an artistic associate with reWork Productions in Toronto. He has been conducting performance workshops since 2005.

Alison McEachern is the owner of Groupatwork, a company that specializes in helping people develop their ability to collaborate effectively and engage others through participation. Alison's unique approach to her work has been shaped through 22 years of facilitation and training experience; graduate studies in education and counseling; and her early collaboration with some of Canada's most talented trainers and facilitators. She has delivered training programs for trainers since 1992 through Saint Mary's University, Saint Francis Xavier University, Nova Scotia Community College and Dalhousie University. She has led workshops that have been attended by over 5,000 people throughout the United States and Can.

Posted by: Group at Work
For more information: http://groupatwork.org

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