Super T - Adventure-based Learning

Tuesday, June 9, 2009 - 20:29 to Wednesday, June 10, 2009 - 20:29

Adventure-Based Learning, is designed to introduce trainers to a set of invigorating tools that you can use to build group cohesion, explore conflict, examine leadership roles -- all in a fun, experiential way. This 2-day workshop will teach you how to integrate adventure-based learning tools to make your teaching more dynamic and more valuable to your participants.

Traditionally part two of the Super-T, Adventure-Based Learning, is designed to introduce trainers to a set of invigorating tools that you can use to build group cohesion, explore conflict, examine leadership roles -- and have fun!

Adventure-based learning provides physical and intellectual problems for groups to solve. The "group challenges" help people explore issues of leadership, cooperation, and conflict. The hands-on activities provide a laboratory for people to experiment with different ways to lead or support a team. As with other experiential training, at the end of each exercise participants explore options for greater effectiveness.

Because a group is making decisions in the moment, ABL helps groups see their own dynamics more clearly. Its a powerful method for team-building and self-discovery.

This workshop helps trainers incorporate challenges into their training designs so that they are more effective in building teams, developing leadership, and resolving conflicts. It will address theory about how to lead ABL activities plus chances to learn numerous new ones.

Led by

This workshop is normally cofacilitated by two or three of: Karen Ridd, Daniel Hunter, Erika Thorne, or Hannah Strange.


The workshop begins with breakfast and registration at 8 a.m. Tuesday, and runs until about 5:30 p.m. Wednesday. Please be advised that this workshops is an experiential package, partial attendance is not allowed and this workshop may include evening sessions.


If taken separately from the Super-T, this workshop costs $94 US-$213 US*, sliding scale based on income. The fee includes over 16 hours of training, all meals on Tuesday and Wednesday, and simple lodging for people who request it.

University of Alberta T6G 2C5 Edmonton , AB
53° 31' 34.8564" N, 113° 31' 14.502" W
Alberta CA
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