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Comprehensive, Culturally Approriate, and Competency-Based Workforce Development.
Level: Advanced Practice – Trainers, Child Welfare Staff and Staff Development interested in training
Intended Audience: This training will focus on using technology in the classroom as well as using technology to deliver training and reinforce transfer of learning through coaching/transfer or learning sessions
Description of Course: This course will focus on: a) the use of tablets within the classroom setting and what trainers need to be aware of when training to a class who are using tablets, b) designing and delivering self-paced elearning modules as one modality of training, c) designing and delivering training via computer based software (Connect Pro) as one modality of training and d) designing and delivering transfer of learning and/or coaching sessions via a computer based software program (Connect Pro).
Describe the various types of eLearning modalities – self-study, webinar, blended
Identify the curriculum components for a one hour self-study eLearning module
Describe the 4 elements for effective eLearning courses
Describe the characteristics of good voice over narration
Describe two ways of using Connect Pro for training over the internet
Observe and critique two excerpts of recorded Connect Pro training
Identify at least 6 techniques for creating successful webinar trainings
Observe and critique a model for using a webinar as a tool for coaching and transfer of learning
Identify strategies for increasing the success of a coaching/Transfer of Learning webinar
Discuss appropriate topics for using a webinar for coaching/Transfer of Learning
Identify what file types are appropriate to use on the tablets (PDFs), how to convert training handouts into this file type, and policy and procedures to providing these files to the Academy for Professional Excellence for upload unto the tablets.
Identify ways that the tablets can be used for training evaluations.
Practice basic functions on the tablet including but not limited to: Turning off and on the tablet, accessing documents on the tablet, scrolling documents on the tablet, practice completing a survey on the tablet, using approved applications on the tablet.
Value the role that distance coaching and TOL can play in the implementation of EB
Trends in using technology in training
Introduction to the use of tablets in the classroom
What trainers need to know and do, when tablets are used in the classroom
Rationale for converting some training into self-paced eLearning modules
Elements of creating eLearning modules
What the trainer’s role in creating self-paced eLearning modules
Rationale for using Connect Pro to deliver training
Introduction to Connect Pro format for training and transfer of learning/coaching
Advantages and challenges in using Connect Pro to delivery training
Methods of delivering Connect Pro training (live and recorded)
Rationale for using Connect Pro to deliver transfer of learning/coaching session
Advantages and challenges in using Connect Pro to deliver transfer of learning/coaching session