"The means is dialogue, the end is learning, the purpose is peace." ~ Founder Dr. Jane Vella

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Dialogue Education Online

September 11, 2014 - November 12, 2014
Online

This intensive 9-week online course uses the principles and practices of Dialogue Education to teach you how to design effective educational events online. Along with other dialogue education practitioners, you will work online on diverse learning tasks, using a variety of online tools. By the end of this course you will have answered this question: How can Dialogue Education be implemented in the online universe?

Foundations of Dialogue Education (formerly Learning to Listen, Learning to Teach)

September 16, 2014 - September 19, 2014
Stowe, Vermont, USA

In this dynamic four-day workshop, you’ll directly experience the core concepts and practices of Dialogue Education’s unique learning-centered system. DE is a proven method for shifting the focus from you as the teacher, trainer, or facilitator, to your learners by bringing them into active relationship with the content and the learning process. Through this workshop, you’ll be able to immediately apply the purposeful and engaging methods of DE in your teaching and curriculum design for more meaningful, lasting results.

The Art of Facilitation

October 01, 2014 - October 02, 2014
Raleigh, North Carolina, USA

This two-day course is especially relevant for trainers, teachers and facilitators of dialogue-based learning events and meetings. This highly participatory course allows you to actively learn and practice how to skillfully facilitate more creative, responsive, engaging, and meaningful learning events and meetings. You’ll strengthen your facilitation technique as well as your confidence, and will be able to put these skills into practice immediately.

Foundations of Dialogue Education (formerly Learning to Listen, Learning to Teach)

October 06, 2014 - October 09, 2014
San Diego, California, USA

In this dynamic four-day workshop, you’ll directly experience the core concepts and practices of Dialogue Education’s unique learning-centered system. DE is a proven method for shifting the focus from you as the teacher, trainer, or facilitator, to your learners by bringing them into active relationship with the content and the learning process. Through this workshop, you’ll be able to immediately apply the purposeful and engaging methods of DE in your teaching and curriculum design for more meaningful, lasting results.

SURE-Fire Meetings

October 23, 2014 - October 24, 2014
Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota, USA

SURE-Fire Meetings is a lively two-day workshop in which you’ll use the principles of Dialogue Education to actively learn how to transform your meetings into more dynamic, productive and enjoyable experiences for everyone involved. Through this course, you’ll use one of your own upcoming meetings as the basis for designing a truly collaborative and engaging session that will have real and lasting meaning for your participants. In addition to coming away with a strong meeting design you can immediately use, you’ll also leave the workshop with more confidence and valuable skills in meeting facilitation and evaluation.

Advanced Learning Design

November 18, 2014 - November 20, 2014
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Advanced Learning Design is a 3-day workshop which builds on the principles and practices of Dialogue Education™ introduced in Learning to Listen, Learning to Teach, and delves more deeply into the technical aspects of curriculum design, communication, and learning styles. You and the other participants will each bring a learning design—either one you’re already working on or one that you plan to create—and present it to the other participants for feedback.

Learning Evaluation by Design

November 21, 2014 - November 22, 2014
Toronto, Ontario Canada

A two-day workshop (plus one-hour private consultation) for teachers, trainers, and facilitators familiar with the Dialogue Education model.

Foundations of Dialogue Education (formerly Learning to Listen, Learning to Teach)

January 27, 2015 - January 30, 2015
San Diego, California USA

In this dynamic four-day workshop, you’ll directly experience the core concepts and practices of Dialogue Education’s unique learning-centered system. DE is a proven method for shifting the focus from you as the teacher, trainer, or facilitator, to your learners by bringing them into active relationship with the content and the learning process. Through this workshop, you’ll be able to immediately apply the purposeful and engaging methods of DE in your teaching and curriculum design for more meaningful, lasting results.

Foundations of Dialogue Education (formerly Learning to Listen, Learning to Teach)

April 07, 2015 - April 10, 2015
Stowe, Vermont USA

In this dynamic four-day workshop, you’ll directly experience the core concepts and practices of Dialogue Education’s unique learning-centered system. DE is a proven method for shifting the focus from you as the teacher, trainer, or facilitator, to your learners by bringing them into active relationship with the content and the learning process. Through this workshop, you’ll be able to immediately apply the purposeful and engaging methods of DE in your teaching and curriculum design for more meaningful, lasting results.

SURE-Fire Meetings

April 23, 2015 - April 24, 2015
Washington DC, USA

SURE-Fire Meetings is a lively two-day workshop in which you’ll use the principles of Dialogue Education to actively learn how to transform your meetings into more dynamic, productive and enjoyable experiences for everyone involved. Through this course, you’ll use one of your own upcoming meetings as the basis for designing a truly collaborative and engaging session that will have real and lasting meaning for your participants. In addition to coming away with a strong meeting design you can immediately use, you’ll also leave the workshop with more confidence and valuable skills in meeting facilitation and evaluation.

Foundations of Dialogue Education (formerly Learning to Listen, Learning to Teach)

May 05, 2015 - May 08, 2015
Raleigh, North Carolina USA

In this dynamic four-day workshop, you’ll directly experience the core concepts and practices of Dialogue Education’s unique learning-centered system. DE is a proven method for shifting the focus from you as the teacher, trainer, or facilitator, to your learners by bringing them into active relationship with the content and the learning process. Through this workshop, you’ll be able to immediately apply the purposeful and engaging methods of DE in your teaching and curriculum design for more meaningful, lasting results.

Introduction to Dialogue Education

May 18, 2015 - June 19, 2015
teleclass

Do you want to improve and enrich your learning events, but are too busy to attend a long conference away from home or work?

Have you been hearing about this thing called Dialogue Education and want to check it out?

Not quite ready to commit to a four-day workshop?

This distance learning opportunity is the perfect introduction to Dialogue Education’s learning-centered method - apply it immediately in your teaching, training, or meeting facilitation.

SURE-Fire Meetings

July 09, 2015 - July 10, 2015
Montpelier, Vermont USA

SURE-Fire Meetings is a lively two-day workshop in which you’ll use the principles of Dialogue Education to actively learn how to transform your meetings into more dynamic, productive and enjoyable experiences for everyone involved. Through this course, you’ll use one of your own upcoming meetings as the basis for designing a truly collaborative and engaging session that will have real and lasting meaning for your participants. In addition to coming away with a strong meeting design you can immediately use, you’ll also leave the workshop with more confidence and valuable skills in meeting facilitation and evaluation.

Foundations of Dialogue Education (formerly Learning to Listen, Learning to Teach)

July 21, 2015 - July 24, 2015
Chicago, Illinois USA

In this dynamic four-day workshop, you’ll directly experience the core concepts and practices of Dialogue Education’s unique learning-centered system. DE is a proven method for shifting the focus from you as the teacher, trainer, or facilitator, to your learners by bringing them into active relationship with the content and the learning process. Through this workshop, you’ll be able to immediately apply the purposeful and engaging methods of DE in your teaching and curriculum design for more meaningful, lasting results.

Dialogue Education Online

September 10, 2015 - November 10, 2015
online

This intensive 9-week online course uses the principles and practices of Dialogue Education to teach you how to design effective educational events online. Along with other dialogue education practitioners, you will work online on diverse learning tasks, using a variety of online tools. By the end of this course you will have answered this question: How can Dialogue Education be implemented in the online universe?

Foundations of Dialogue Education (formerly Learning to Listen, Learning to Teach)

September 29, 2015 - October 02, 2015
Washington DC, USA

In this dynamic four-day workshop, you’ll directly experience the core concepts and practices of Dialogue Education’s unique learning-centered system. DE is a proven method for shifting the focus from you as the teacher, trainer, or facilitator, to your learners by bringing them into active relationship with the content and the learning process. Through this workshop, you’ll be able to immediately apply the purposeful and engaging methods of DE in your teaching and curriculum design for more meaningful, lasting results.

SURE-Fire Meetings

October 22, 2015 - October 23, 2015
St. Paul, Minnesota USA

SURE-Fire Meetings is a lively two-day workshop in which you’ll use the principles of Dialogue Education to actively learn how to transform your meetings into more dynamic, productive and enjoyable experiences for everyone involved. Through this course, you’ll use one of your own upcoming meetings as the basis for designing a truly collaborative and engaging session that will have real and lasting meaning for your participants. In addition to coming away with a strong meeting design you can immediately use, you’ll also leave the workshop with more confidence and valuable skills in meeting facilitation and evaluation.

Advanced Learning Design

October 26, 2015 - October 28, 2015
Stowe, Vermont USA

Advanced Learning Design is a 3-day workshop which builds on the principles and practices of Dialogue Education™ introduced in Learning to Listen, Learning to Teach, and delves more deeply into the technical aspects of curriculum design, communication, and learning styles. You and the other participants will each bring a learning design—either one you’re already working on or one that you plan to create—and present it to the other participants for feedback.

Foundations of Dialogue Education (formerly Learning to Listen, Learning to Teach)

November 17, 2015 - November 20, 2015
Toronto, Ontario Canada

In this dynamic four-day workshop, you’ll directly experience the core concepts and practices of Dialogue Education’s unique learning-centered system. DE is a proven method for shifting the focus from you as the teacher, trainer, or facilitator, to your learners by bringing them into active relationship with the content and the learning process. Through this workshop, you’ll be able to immediately apply the purposeful and engaging methods of DE in your teaching and curriculum design for more meaningful, lasting results.

SURE-Fire Meetings

December 01, 2015 - December 02, 2015
Raleigh, North Carolina USA

SURE-Fire Meetings is a lively two-day workshop in which you’ll use the principles of Dialogue Education to actively learn how to transform your meetings into more dynamic, productive and enjoyable experiences for everyone involved. Through this course, you’ll use one of your own upcoming meetings as the basis for designing a truly collaborative and engaging session that will have real and lasting meaning for your participants. In addition to coming away with a strong meeting design you can immediately use, you’ll also leave the workshop with more confidence and valuable skills in meeting facilitation and evaluation.

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Art of Facilitation

Strengthen your facilitation technique as well as your confidence!

Raleigh, October 1-2

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