Overview of PACES™

PACES™ is the framework you use to develop a balanced and timed workshop that accommodates learner characteristics. You will learn how to use it as a guide for your work in designing or revising training agendas.

PACES™ encompasses The Opening, Content Delivery & Closing sections of your training plan.

PACES™ is a template designed to help trainers sequence an instructional experience.

PACES™ takes into consideration what is known about how the brain learns and principles of adult learning.¹

PACES™ stands for:

  • Preview
  • Activate Prior Knowledge
  • Content
  • Exercise
  • Summary

¹PACES™ was developed by the University of Kentucky, HDI, an adapted version of ROPES, taught as a component of Fundamentals of Effective Training (FET).