Accelerated Learning

Carroll, Kathleen: Science for Every Learner. Zephyr Press 2000

Dee Fink, L.: Creating Significant Learning Experiences. Jossey-Bass. 2003

DePorter, Bobbi with Hernacki, Mike: Quantum Learning. Dell. New York. 1992

Dhority, Lynn Freeman with Jensen, Eric: Joyful Fluency. Brain-Compatible Second Language Acquisition. The Brain Store, Inc. San Diego, CA. 92121

Dryden, Gordon and Vos, Jeannette: The Learning Revolution. Jalmar Press.

Jensen, Eric: Super Teaching. The Brain Store, Inc

Heidenhain, Gail (editor) : Learning Beyond Boundaries. Fundamental Experiences Using Accelerated Learning. International Alliance for Learning Publication. 2003.

Lawlor, Michael and Handley, Peter: the Creative Trainer. Holistic facilitation skills for accelerated learning. McGraw-Hill Training Series. New York. 1996

LeHecka, Charlotte: Historical Review of Accelerated Learning Research. A Monograph. An International Alliance for Learning Publication. 2003.

Meier, David: The Accelerated Learning Handbook . McGraw-Hill, New York 2000

Merritt, Stephanie: Successful, Non-Stressful Learning. The Merritt System of Accelerated Learning.

Rose, Colin: Accelerated Learning for the 21st Century . Dell. New York. 1998

Russell, Lou: The Accelerated Learning Fieldbook. Jossey-Bass Pfeiffer, California. 1999

Smith, Alistair: Accelerated Learning in the Classroom. Network Educational Press. Stafford, England. 1997


The Brain and Learning

Caine, Renate and Geoffrey: Making Connections. Teaching and the Human Brain. Dale Seymour Publications. 1997

Drubach, Daniel: The Brain Explained. Prentice Hall. 2000

Feinstein, Sheryl (editor): The Praeger Handbook of Learning and the Brain , Greenwood Publishing Group. August 2006

Greenfield, Susan A.: The Human Brain. Perseus. 1997

Heath, Chip and Dan: Made to Stick. Random House. 2007/2008

Iacoboni, Marco: Mirroring People. The Science of Empathy and How We Connect with Others. Picador. 2008/2009

Jensen, Eric: Brain-Based Learning. Turning Point Publishing. 1996

OECD. Understanding the Brain: The Birth of a Learning Science. 2007.

Sousa, David A.: How the Brain Learns. Corwin Press. 2001

Stevens, Judy and Goldberg, Dee: For the Learners’ Sake. Independent Publishers Group . 2001

Tate, Marcia L.: Worksheets Don’t Grow Dendrites. 20 Instructional Strategies that Engage the Brain. Corwin Press, Inc. 2003

Wolfe, Pat: Brain Matters: Translating Research into Classroom Practice. ASCD. 2001

Zull, James E.: The Art of Changing the Brain. Stylus Publishing. 2002


Games and Learning

Boettcher, Roland and Heidenhain, Gail: Training Games made Easy. Self-published, order from Delphin, Inc.

Bowman, Sharon. The Ten Minute Trainer. 150 Ways to Teach it Quick and Make it Stick. Pfeiffer. 2005 and

Cain, Jim, Cummings, Michelle, and Stanchfield, Jennifer. A Teachable Moment. A Teacher’s Guide for Processing, Reviewing and Reflecting. 2005

Pike, Bob and Busse, Chris: 101 Games for Trainers. A collection of the best activities from Creative Training Techniques Newsletter. Lakewood Pub.

Pike, Bob: Creative Training Techniques. Lakewood Publications. Minneapolis, MN.

Priest, Simon and Sikes, Sam and Evans, Faith: 99 of the best experiential corporate games we know. Experentia Production. 2000

Sugar, Steve. Games that Teach. Jossey-Bass Pfeiffer. California.1998

Thiagarajan, Sivasailam “Thiagi”. Design your Own Games and Activities. Thiagi’s Templates for Performance Improvement. John Wiley Pfeiffer. 2003

Thiagarajan, Sivasailam “Thiagi”. Thiagi’s Interactive Lectures. ASTD. 2005 and

Thiagarajan, Sivasailam “Thiagi”: Openers and Closers . Jossey-Bass Pfeiffer. California. 1998

Thiagarajan, Sivasailam “Thiagi”. Thiagi Game Letter. Jossey-Bass Pfeiffer. California.


Learning and the Arts


Brant, Liz and Harvey, Tony: Choosing and Using Music in Training. Gower Publishing. 2001

Brewer, Chris: Music and Learning. Seven Ways to Use Music in the Classroom.

Brewer, Chris: Soundtracks of Learning. Using Music in the Classroom. 2008.

Campbell, Don: The Mozart Effect. Avon Books. 1350 Avenue of the Americas. New York, N.Y. 10019

Carroll, Kathleen: Sing a Song of Science. Zephyr Press. 1999

Carroll, Kathleen: Science Songs and Stories for the Big
Questions (Book and CD). 2004

Merritt, Stephanie: Mind, Music and Imagery. Aslan. 1996

Miles, Elisabeth: Tune your Brain. Berkley Books. New York. 1997

Millbower, Lenn: Training with a Beat. The Teaching Power of Music. Stylus Publishing. Virginia. 2000

Storytelling / Creative Writing

Dynes, Robin: Creative Writing in Groupwork. Winslow Press. 1988

Egan, Kieran: Teaching as Storytelling. Routledge. 1998

Mellon, Nancy: The Art of Storytelling. Element Books. 1992

Parkin, Margaret: Tales for Trainers. Kogan Page Limited. Stirling, VA. 1998

Waker, Mary B. and Silverman, Lori L.: Stories Trainers Tell. 55 Ready to Use Stories to Make Training Stick. John Wiley and Sons. 2003


Payne, Helen: Creative Movement and Dance. Winslow Press.1990


Dayton, Tian: Drama Games. Techniques for Self-Development. Health Communications, Inc. 1990


Beyond AL

Agosta, Joan: Changing Energies. Pilgrims Publications. 8 Vernon Place, Canterbury, CT1 3 YG Kent, U.K.

Arch, Dave: Flip Chart Magic. Energizing Ideas for Novice and Expert. HRD Press. 1999

Barbazette, Jean: Instant Case Studies: How to Design, Adapt, and Use Case Studies in Training. Pfeiffer. 2004

Barzun, Jacques: Begin Here. University of Chicago Press. 1992

Beauport, Elaine de: The Three Faces of Mind: Developing your Mental, Emotional and Behavioral Intelligence. Theosophical Publishing House. 1996

Doyle, Terry: Helping Students Learn in a Learner-Centered Environment. Stylus Publishing. 2008

Gardner, Howard: Multiple Intelligences. New Horizons in Theory and Practice. 2006

Garratt, Ted: The effective delivery of training using NLP. Kogan Page Limited. Stirling, VA. 1997/1999

Hannaford, Carla: Smart Moves. Why learning is not all in your head. Great Ocean Publishers. 1995

Hart, Tobin: From Information to Transformation: Education for the Evolution of Consciousness. Peter Lang Publishers. 2001

Jenkins, Jon C and Jenkins, Maureen R.: The 9 Disciplines of a Facilitator. Leading Groups by transforming yourself. International Association of Facilitators and Jossey-Bass. 2003

Kearney, Lynn: Graphics for Presenters. Crisp Publication. 1996

McKeachie, Wilbert: McKeachie’s Teaching Tips: Strategies, Research and Theory for College and University Teachers. Wadsworth Publishing. 2005

Lazear, David: Pathways of Learning. Zephyr. 2000

Linden, Anne. MindWorks. An Introduction to NLP. 2008

Luckner, John L. and Reldan, S. Nadler: Processing the Experience. Kendall/Hunt. Dubuque, Iowa. 1992,1997

Marlowe, Bruce A. and Page, Marilyn L.: Creating and Sustaining the Constructivist Classroom. Corwin Press. California. 1998

McCarthy, Bernice: About Learning. About Learning Publishing. 2000

McCarthy, Bernice: About Teaching. About Learning Publishing. 2000

Mezeske, Richard J. and Mezeske, Barbara A.: Beyond Tests and Quizzes: Creative Assessments in the College Classroom. Jossey-Bass. 2007

Michaelsen, Larry K. and Bauman Knight, Arletta and Dee Fink, L.: Team-Based Learning: A Transformative Use of Small Groups in College Teaching. Stylus Publishing. 2004

MindGym: The MindGym. Time Warner. 2005

Moon, Jennifer A: Reflection in Learning and Professional Development. Theory and Practice. Routledge-Farmer. 2004

Norman, Susan (editor): Transforming Learning. Introducing SEAL Approaches. Saffire Press. 2003

Paul, Richard and Elder, Linda: Critical Thinking. Tools for Taking Charge of Your Learning and Your Life. Pearson Prentice Hall. 2001,2006

Promislow, Sharon: Making the Brain Body Connection. Kinetic Publishing. 1999

Reynolds, Garr: PresentationZen. 2008

Stolovitch, Harold D. and Keeps, Erica J.: Telling Ain’t Training. ASTD/ISPI. 2003

Stolovitch, Harold D. and Keeps, Erica J.: Beyond Telling Ain’t Training

Fieldbook. Methods, Activities, and Tools for Effective Workplace Learning. ASTD 2005

Tagg, John: The Learning Paradigm College. Anker Publishing. 2003

Weimer, Maryellen: Learner-Centered Teaching. Jossey-Bass. 2002

Williams, Linda Verlee: Teaching for the Two-Sided Mind . Touchstone. New York. 1983

Zubizarreta, J., ed.: The Learning Portfolio: Reflective Practice for Improving Student Learning. Jossey-Bass. 2004


Technology & Learning

Allen, Michael W.: Michael Allen’s Guide to e-Learning. John Wiley & Sons. 2003

Conrad, Rita-Marie, and Donaldson, J. Ana: Engaging the Online Learner. Jossey-Bass. 2004

Palloff, Rena M. and Pratt, Keith: Building Learning Communities in Cyberspace. Jossey-Bass. 1999

Watkins, Ryan: 75 e-Learning Activities. Pfeiffer. 2005