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Silberman, Melvin L.

Overview
Works: 126 works in 424 publications in 4 languages and 15,776 library holdings
Genres: Handbooks and manuals  Abstracts 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Melvin L Silberman
Active training : a handbook of techniques, designs, case examples, and tips by Melvin L Silberman( )

44 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This comprehensive handbook shows you how to design and conduct experiential programs in private and public sector organizations from beginning to end. Silberman has augmented the first edition with a wealth of new training exercises and updated case studies, along with information on emerging training technologies and substantiating the ROI of training. Plus, a new section entitled "Introducing Active Training" explores in greater depth the reasons why adults learn best when they are actively engaged in the learning process."--Jacket
People smart : developing your interpersonal intelligence by Melvin L Silberman( )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 1,754 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

WE ARE ALL in the people business because we deal with other people all the time. But do you sometimes reach out to others only to find your efforts misunderstood or rejected? Do you wish your relationships with people close to you were more harmonious and fulfilling? PeopleSmart is a practical guide for anyone who asks these questions, which means most of us at some time or other. It reveals a powerful plan for making your relationships more productive and rewarding-whether they are with a supervisor and coworkers or a spouse, relatives, and friends-by developing your interpersonal intelligen
Working PeopleSmart : 6 strategies for success by Melvin L Silberman( )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 1,465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Working PeopleSmart will help you develop interpersonal savvy that enhances personal and organizational performance. It details six core strategies that will enable you to: open others up rather than make them defensive or resistant; diffuse tension rather than create it; deal with critical colleagues; persuade your boss to listen to you; and get the resources you need."--Jacket
Active learning : 101 strategies to teach any subject by Melvin L Silberman( Book )

20 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and Malay and held by 1,211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The only book to cover active learning in the middle or secondary classroom, this is a sourcebook of hundreds of instructional strategies to engage students in learning for any subject. KEY TOPICS: Specific, practical strategies include ways to get students active from the start through activities that build teamwork and immediately get them thinking about the subject matter. 101 activities include ice-breakers for the beginning of class, strategies for the middle of a lesson, and concluding exercises to foster student reflection and future application. In addition, these activities are designed to enliven learning, deepen understanding, and promote retention
The consultant's toolkit : high-impact questionnaires, activities, and how-to guides for diagnosing and solving client problems by Melvin L Silberman( )

18 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and Chinese and held by 977 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Written and field-tested by practicing consultants, The Consultant?s Tool Kit will save consultants both time and money-as it makes their work with clients much more effective. Each tool or activity is designed to solve a common consulting problem. Reproducible worksheets, exercises, and questionnaires are easily downloaded from the web and customized by consultants to fit the exact needs of each client?and help them effectively implement the solutions. --Publisher
The active manager's tool kit by Melvin L Silberman( )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and Chinese and held by 955 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

101 ways to make training active by Melvin L Silberman( Book )

27 editions published between 1000 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 940 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When it was first published in 1995, Mel Silberman's 101 Ways to Make Training Active became an instant bestseller. Now this revised and updated second edition offers the same dynamic approach and 101 completely new case examples. The examples support each exercise and highlight real-time uses of the highly successful Active Training method. In addition, the book includes 200 training tips that form the nuts-and-bolts of successful active training. These tips incorporated in the book's top ten lists show how to build quality, activity, variety, and direction into your training programs."--Jacket
How to discipline without feeling guilty : assertive relationships with children by Melvin L Silberman( Book )

12 editions published between 1980 and 1981 in English and held by 848 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The psychology of open teaching and learning; an inquiry approach by Melvin L Silberman( Book )

17 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The experience of schooling by Melvin L Silberman( Book )

6 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

101 ways to make meetings active : surefire ideas to engage your group by Melvin L Silberman( Book )

5 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Get the basics on preparing a meeting engaging participants right away stimulating discussion prompting creative problem solving managing conflict building consensus creating an unforgettable closing and much more! Silberman has drawn a few choice tips from his other resources, but most of 101 Ways to Make Meetings Active is all-new techniques for pumping energy into your business gatherings."--Jacket
The handbook of experiential learning by Melvin L Silberman( Book )

13 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Handbook of Experiential Learning is a comprehensive resource that draws together contemporary thought and practice on a wide range of experiential learning applications from the best-known authorities on the topic. In this book, volume editor and leading experiential learning expert, Mel Silberman presents a contemporary review of experiential learning in the workplace complete with models, applications, and innovative uses. The handbook covers a broad range of experiential learning methods including: Games and simulationsAction learningRole-play and ImprovStory-tellingAdventure activityR
Real learning : a sourcebook for teachers by Melvin L Silberman( Book )

6 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 2006 ASTD training & performance sourcebook by Melvin L Silberman( )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Training the active training way : 8 strategies to spark learning and change by Melvin L Silberman( Book )

6 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Training the Active Training Way offers a dynamic approach to training that will appeal to all learners. The book is filled with dozens of illustrative examples, tips, techniques, and exercises, as well as valuable advice for designing openers, closers, and brain-friendly presentations. Finally, there's a chapter dedicated to using the active training method in e-learning and online learning environments."--Jacket
The 2006 ASTD organization development & leadership sourcebook by Melvin L Silberman( )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The consultant's big book of organization development tools : 50 reproducible, customizable interventions to help solve your clients' problems( Book )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The consultant's big book of organization development toolsof Organization Development Tools provides consultants with tools, interventions, and activities they can use to solve individual, team, and organizational performance problems. This book offers incredible value for the consultant looking to use structured interventions as a vital part of the consultation approach. Many of the tools consist of a simulation or other structured activity consultants can use with leaders in the client organization to address the soft issues in a nonthreatening way. And most include downloadable, customizable handouts that they can freely reproduce and use with clients."--Editor
The consultant's big book of reproducible surveys and questionnaires : 50 instruments to help you assess clients' problems( Book )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Easy-to-use diagnostic surveys and questionnaires, Detailed scoring instructions"--Page 4 of cover
Teaching actively : eight steps and 32 strategies to spark learning in any classroom by Melvin L Silberman( Book )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Teaching Actively is the follow-up to Mel Silberman's book Active Learning: 101 Strategies to Teach Any Subject. Where Active Learning is the ultimate book of recipes for improving classroom teaching, Teaching Actively shows you how to become an exceptional chef. From engaging students to presenting brian-friendly instruction, Teaching Actively is an approach to teaching that you can use to dramatically improve learning in your classroom." "Teaching Actively offers a comprehensive eight-step plan that you can follow to inspire active learning. It is applicable for all levels of education and contains ready-to-use ideas for bolstering your students' involvement in their education."--Jacket
When your child is difficult : solve your toughest child-raising problems with a four-step plan that works by Melvin L Silberman( Book )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in English and Chinese and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Written for parents, this book discusses four steps for dealing with children's difficult behavior. The book is divided into two parts. Part 1, "The Building Blocks," discusses baseline perspectives parents need to establish in order to effectively deal with difficult behavior. Topics covered include: (1) parents' dual roles as caregivers and decision makers; and (2) impediments to and possibilities for changes in children's behavior. Part 2, "The Four-Step Plan," discusses the particular steps parents can follow in modifying their child's behavior. Topics covered include: (1) how to be specific about your expectations for your child; (2) ways to remain calm and confident in your parenting; (3) how to select the best course of action; and (4) how to nurture supportive relationships with other parents. (Jw)
 
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Working PeopleSmart : 6 strategies for success
Alternative Names
Silberman, Mel.

Silberman, Mel 1942-

Languages
English (214)

Malay (5)

Spanish (5)

Chinese (3)

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People smart : developing your interpersonal intelligenceWorking PeopleSmart : 6 strategies for successActive learning : 101 strategies to teach any subjectThe consultant's toolkit : high-impact questionnaires, activities, and how-to guides for diagnosing and solving client problemsThe active manager's tool kit101 ways to make training active101 ways to make meetings active : surefire ideas to engage your groupThe handbook of experiential learning