Training 201 Developing a Course

Welcome to Training 201
Developing a Course

This course is designed to cover the basics involved in developing a course from scratch or tweaking an existing course to achieve better learning outcomes.

After participating in this training students will:

  • Develop course objectives that are relevant to the subject matter and the students
  • Use course objectives as the backbone of the course
  • Know the value of lecture in adult learning presentations
  • Understand the value of adding learning reinforcement activities to lecture presentations
  • Understand the developmental process involved in some of the most effective and easy-to-use learning reinforcement activities
  • Incorporate learning reinforcement activities into adult learning presentations
  • Tailor the presentation to the needs of the student
  • Tailor the presentation to the class size
  • Use the presentation tips included in this course to improve presentation skills
  • Use the references included on the links page to improve course content and presentation skills

Training 201 is divided into 4 sections:

  1. Using Objectives to Shape Your Course
  2. Tailoring Content to Students and Subject Matter
  3. Learning Reinforcement Activities
  4. Presentation Techniques and Teaching Tips

The 4 sections of this course represent the basic building blocks of an effective presentation.

After each screen there will be a multiple-choice question to answer. If you are having difficulty correctly answering these questions, it is probably a good idea to return to the previous screen and re-read the material.

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