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The HDI Learning Center is here to meet learners’ needs. With topics from early childhood and employment, to healthcare and communication, we provide high quality, accessible content for professionals across a variety of disciplines. We have over 100 courses available and many are free. The HDI Learning Center knows your time is valuable, and we are here to help you have a good online learning experience.

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This 17-hour hybrid course is designed to assist trainers in demonstrating competence in the implementation of principles, tips & techniques for training the adult learner. Please view the description below for dates and face-to-face information.
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Target Audience: Early Care and Education Trainers. Number of Hours: 2 Hours- How to Train Adults. This session is for trainers who are not sure where to get started and need guidance for developing online training content. We will walk through a problem-based solution for developing content that incorporates the Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes staff need to change practice. During this online training session, you will have the opportunity to follow a trainer through all steps of planning a training session. 
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In this course, trainers will explore best practice strategies and technologies for creating real handouts. Handouts that 1) complement your session and 2) create a powerful reference for session participants. Successful completion of this course will be the submission of an effective, powerful handout. Number of clock hours: 2 Cost: $20
This 2-hour online course is a prerequisite for applying for a Kentucky Trainers Credential Levels 1-5 and specialty.
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This 2.5 hour course serves as an introduction to the concepts of Universal Design and Universal Design for Learning (UDL) for professional development. In addition to introducing foundational concepts, this session offers participants examples of how to incorporate UDL into their practices, as well as “take-away” strategies and additional resources for further exploration.
Putting FET to Work is an 7-hour online learning experience that helps you design a training plan on a topic of your choosing. Upon completion, you will have a new, custom training session that you can begin training on immediately.
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In this one hour online course, learners will use low-tech and free options to create and share pictures with audio to enhance professional development. Participants will apply what they learn to create their own photo with audio.
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PowerPoint is the most frequently used training aid, but often the most under-used. Understand the advanced features you've dared not tried but wish you knew how to use! Practice using these for creating not only effective but Powerful presentations.
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In this three-hour course, learners will examine 4 tools you can use to develop and deliver online presentations. Learners will then be required to develop a presentation using each tool, as well as a final application activity.
Laugh to Learn is a module for ECE Credentialed Trainers only based on Training Aids from Beyond Fundamentals of Effective Training. It uses guided, online instruction and independent practice toward skill application. Upon completion of the Learning Log and development of a humorous training activity, certified trainers earn 3 clock hours of “how to train other adults.”