Mel Silberman is president of Active Training in Princeton, New Jersey, a company that offers active-training seminars for educational, corporate, government, and human service organizations worldwide. He is known internationally as a pioneer in training and performance improvement. As professor of adult and organizational development at Temple University, he has won two awards for his distinguished teaching. He shares his original and practical ideas through numerous books, including Active Training, The Best of Active Training, 101 Ways to Make Training Active, and The 60-Minute Active Training Series.
Silberman’s training skills, psychological insights, and engaging personality have made him a popular keynote speaker and workshop leader at conferences of ASTD, ISPI, and NASAGA. He served as the editor of The ASTD Training and Performance Sourcebook and The ASTD Team and Organization Development Sourcebook, annual collections of tools for trainers and consultants. He recently edited The Handbook of Experiential Learning (Pfeiffer, 2007).
Contributor to ASTD Handbook for Workplace Learning Professionals - Available as article-length Fast Fundamentals whitepaper (PDF download): Active Learning Strategies.