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

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Learning-Centered Conferences

January 21, 2016 - February 25, 2016
Online

Ensure that your next conference is a more learning-centered event! Create experiences where participants feel engaged and respected. Design for transfer of learning so that people walk away with new skills and an eye to the positive impact your event will make on their work when they get home.

Introduction to Dialogue Education

February 11, 2016 - March 24, 2016
teleclass

Do you want to improve and enrich your learning events, but are too busy to attend a long training workshop 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.

Dialogue Education Online

March 31, 2016 - May 26, 2016
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)

April 05, 2016 - April 08, 2016
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.

Advanced Learning Design

June 20, 2016 - June 22, 2016
Wheaton, IL USA

Advanced Learning Design is a 3-day workshop which builds on the principles and practices of Dialogue Education™ introduced in Foundations of Dialogue Education, 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 Design Retreat

June 20, 2016 - June 24, 2016
Wheaton, IL USA

Join us for five days of focused learning and application.  Create or revise a learning design including measurable indicators of learning, transfer and impact.  This retreat consists of two public courses: Advanced Learning Design and Learning Evaluation by Design.

Learning Evaluation by Design

June 23, 2016 - June 24, 2016
Wheaton, IL USA

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

SURE-Fire Meetings

July 14, 2016 - July 15, 2016
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.

The Art of Facilitation

September 13, 2016 - September 14, 2016
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)

September 13, 2016 - September 16, 2016
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

November 03, 2016 - November 04, 2016
San Diego, California 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)

November 15, 2016 - November 18, 2016
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.

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You design and deliver incredible learning events!

Time to take it to the next level and start assessing the transfer and impact.  

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