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Course Description

Two Options:
1.  Online - Asynchronous (Self-Paced):  Learners  have 3 months to complete the 24-hour course content at their own pace.  An instructor will provide feedback on assignments that are submitted.
2. Online - Synchronous (with Live Sessions):  This course is 24 learning hours including 8 hours of live sessions.  It is recommended that learners spend approximately 6 hours per week on this course.

 

Train the Trainer (TTT) provides an opportunity for participants to build confidence and capacity in designing and delivering dynamic, interactive and effective training sessions.  The course materials aim to develop new skills, enhance existing ones and introduce interactive techniques that enables participants to expand the educational opportunities they offer to their clients and/or employees.

Train the Trainer is delivered in an online format and incorporates various methods of instruction and multiple touch points of engagement for learners with the content, the instructor, and learning peers.

Course Outline

  • Module 1: Adult Learning and Universal Design for Learning
  • Module 2: Program Design, Needs Assessment and Alternative Assessments
  • Module 3: Instructional Methods, Effective Facilitation
  • Module 4: Evaluation, Dealing with Difficult Situations and Community of Inquiry

What You Will Learn

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe the principles of adult learning
  • Employ specific techniques to build rapport with participants
  • Recognize different learning styles
  • Explain the five stages of the program design model: needs assessment, outcome setting, session planning, delivery and evaluation
  • Appreciate the importance of asking good questions
  • Apply a systematic approach to designing a training session
  • Demonstrate effective delivery skills
  • Identify ways to approach difficult situations
  • Identify ways to leverage online tools and technologies
     

Notes

For assistance or more information, please contact openlearning@dal.ca.

Recommended For

  • Trainers, consultants, adult educators, and contract workers who want an opportunity to build confidence and skills in designing and leading dynamic, interactive training sessions.

Testimonials

"Excellent course; clear, educational, helpful, and interesting. Instructors are right on point and very knowledgeable. All participants in my course, including myself, enjoyed it greatly and I have already recommended it to others!"

Ruth Moxley (2012)
Security and Emergency Preparedness,
Corporate Services

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Section Title
Train the Trainer (Self-Paced)
Type
Online - Asynchronous
Dates
Sep 16, 2021 to Mar 31, 2022
Total Learning Hours
24.0
Instruction Delivery Method(s)
Course Fee(s)
Fee non-credit $995.00
Section Notes
This course is a self-paced asynchronous course.
Section Title
Train the Trainer
Type
Online - Asynchronous
Dates
Apr 01, 2022 to Apr 29, 2022
Type
Online - Synchronous
Days
Wednesday
Time
7:00PM to 8:30PM
Dates
Apr 06, 2022 to Apr 27, 2022
Total Learning Hours
24.0
Location
  • Online Campus - Atlantic Time
Instruction Delivery Method(s)
Course Fee(s)
Fee non-credit $1,295.00
Section Title
Train the Trainer
Type
Online - Asynchronous
Dates
Oct 07, 2022 to Nov 04, 2022
Type
Online - Synchronous
Days
Wednesday
Time
7:00PM to 8:30PM
Dates
Oct 12, 2022 to Nov 02, 2022
Total Learning Hours
24.0
Location
  • Online Campus - Atlantic Time
Instruction Delivery Method(s)
Course Fee(s)
Fee non-credit $1,295.00
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