Mastering Virtual Training - a Two-Part Course
The Two-Part Course on “Managing Virtual Training” is a curriculum designed to support and promote Humentum Learning Services member agencies to make the best of the virtual classroom medium, covering everything from which tools to use for virtual training to how to communicate effectively with learners. Although this course is not dependent on a specific virtual classroom platform, the Blackboard Collaborate platform will be used to administer the class. This course is not designed to teach use of Blackboard Collaborate. The curriculum is derived from 2 individual courses, held on 2 consecutive days from 8:00 am to 10:30 am Eastern time (Same time as New York).
Class 1 is a pre-requisite to take class two
Day One: Design and Development of Virtual Classroom Training - This is aimed at participants who have attended at least one Virtual Class (the session will use Blackboard Collaborate).
Day Two: Managing and Facilitating a Virtual Class This class is aimed at facilitators who will be teaching in a virtual classroom.
This is intended for anyone that will be facilitating online trainings. Whether new to this training method or are looking to find ways to build on their current skills.
At the end of Day One, participants will be able to:
Identify the anatomy of a Virtual Class
Describe the tools available in most VCT engines to design robust interactivity
Transfer Instructor-led Training (ILT) design skills to VCT
Create Facilitator Guides and materials clearly and easily for VCT
Share Best-practices and experiences.
At the end of Day Two, participants will be able to:
List 3 skills a VC training must have
Define characteristics of a successful virtual trainer
Explain the various roles of a virtual class
Define 4 ways to communicate with virtual learners
Articulate the value of at least 3 tools found in a virtual classroom
Tell us 3 ways to help a participant succeed in a virtual environment.