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Transitioning to Trainer course (print)

Transitioning to Trainer course (print)

Product Code:
M39M

In this course, you will explore the principles of adult learning, including what motivates adults to learn, and the various ways in which they prefer to learn.

Includes:
  • One CPD Online Complimentary Exam

  • $120.00
    Non Member Price
  • $60.00
    CUNA Member Price
 
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Take your skills as a trainer to the next level by putting yourself in the learner's shoes. In this course, you will explore the principles of adult learning, including what motivates adults to learn, and the various ways in which they prefer to learn. You will explore techniques to make your training memorable and effective through interactive, learner-centered activities and the use of technology. In addition to improving your facilitation skills, you will learn how to motivate your learners and help them retain and apply the information long after the training is over.

This is a CUNA MERIT course.

Topics include:

Introduction to the Adult Learner

  • Differentiate the needs of adult learners from adolescent learners
  • Identify the four principles of adult learning
  • Define the terms training, learning, education, and development
  • Describe the three learning styles
  • Recognize the various roles and timeframes involved in the successful transfer of training

Designing a Curriculum for Learning

  • Describe the steps involved in the ADDIE model of instructional design
  • Identify how to assess training gaps for learners
  • Recognize three key actions of the design process
  • Define the key deliverables of the implementation step
  • Describe the four levels of evaluation

Designing Active Learning

  • Assess learner needs using the 5-step process of determining needs
  • Recognize the eight elements of an effective lesson plan
  • Use the 4-step process of engaging your learners
  • Identify the four trainer techniques to ensure learning takes place

Learner-Centered Learning Strategies

  • Recall six assumptions for ensuring training effectiveness
  • Recognize the three domains of learning
  • Outline hands-on training activities that allow learners to simulate tasks
  • Identify varied and appropriate review techniques

Honing Your Presentation Skills

  • Recognize the various steps involved in preparing the room, and yourself, for training
  • Identify common symptoms of nervousness and how to manage them appropriately
  • Recall the four components of an effective training session
  • Recognize the value of encouraging questions
  • Cite five types of difficult participant behaviors and how to deal with them effectively

A Blended Approach to Learning

  • Recall the four principles, the six assumptions, and the three learning styles of adult learners
  • Recognize four generations in the workforce and how to motivate each
  • Identify various technologies and know when to use them
  • Recognize the five key elements of blended learning
A comprehensive exam is included through CUNA Professional Development Online (CPD Online). Additional exams can be purchased for $29.50 each.
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