FET 370 Beyond Fundamentals Tech for Trainers: Online Course Development

Welcome to FET 370: Developing Online Course Content!  This training session is designed for Kentucky Credentialed Trainers who are looking for best practice recommendations on how to develop online early care and education training sessions.  This training session assumes that the learner has basic knowledge on how to create training plans and computer skills. 

Upon successful completion of the training session you will be awarded 2 how to train other adults credit hours (this course is not approved for early care and education clock hours).  To successfully complete this training session you must proceed through all Lessons and Topics, completing any assignments and quizzes embedded, and complete a final assignment based on the content of the training session. 

Important note! Credit is not automatically awarded after completion of the lessons and course evaluation.  In order to receive credit, you must submit your final assignment, which will be reviewed and graded.   Upon successful completion of your final assignment, credit will be awarded.  No certificate will be mailed to you, and credit will be entered into ECE-TRIS within 10 calendar days. 

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FET 220: Beyond Fundamentals Tech for Trainers: Put More Power in your Point with PowerPoint (version 2)

Description:

PowerPoint is the most frequently used training aid, but often the most under-utilized. Understand the advanced features you’ve dared not tried but wish you knew how to use! Practice using these within an application activity and for creating not only effective but Powerful presentations in the future.

In this course, you will explore several functions of Microsoft PowerPoint. Some of them you may already know, others might be a refresher. Our hope is that you learn a few additional functions that you can use to either edit an existing or create a new PowerPoint presentation.

Target Audience: 👩‍🏫 Trainers who wish to expand their knowledge of Microsoft PowerPoint, and more effectively use media to enhance presentations.

Credit Hours: 🏆 3 hours Adult Learning/How to Train Other Adults

Course Welcome and Introduction

Beyond Fundamentals Tech for Trainers: Presenting Beyond PowerPoint

Description:

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.

Target Audience: Kentucky Early Care and Education Credentialed Trainers

Hours: 3 Adult Learning/How to Train Other Adults

Beyond Fundamentals Tech for Trainers: Incorporating Low-Tech and Easy Videos in your Professional Development

Description:

In this session, learners will gain a better understanding of what low-tech and free or low cost options are available to enhance professional development and increase retention.

Outcomes:

  • Cite at least three ways to enhance professional development with video.
  • Create a live streaming and/or on-demand video for use in professional development.

Target Audience: Kentucky Early Care and Education Credentialed Trainers

Hours: 1 hour Adult Learning/How to Train Other Adults

Beyond Fundamentals Tech for Trainers: Put More Power in your Point with PowerPoint

Description:

In this course, you will explore several functions of PowerPoint. Some of them you may already know, others might be a refresher and we hope that you learn a few additional that you can use to either edit an existing or create a new PowerPoint presentation. 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.

Target Audience: Trainers who wish to expand their knowledge of Microsoft PowerPoint, and more effectively use media to enhance presentations.

Credit Hours: 3 hours Adult Learning/How to Train Other Adults

Beyond Fundamentals Tech for Trainers: Creating and Sharing Photos with Audio

Description: 

In this session, 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 picture with audio.

Creating and producing digital content may not be what is native to you, but it will be to the workforce you are working with. High school students are increasingly graduating with the expectation that learning is interactive, on demand and tailored to meet their needs.

Digital media and content have come a long way. Tools and services are available now to make you (yes you!) the creator of digital content, to meet the needs of the consumer you are providing professional development services to.

In this course, you will explore one exciting type of media – photos with audio. These photos can be used similar to how you might use a video, only they are short (less than 90 seconds). Photos can be shared in a face to face setting, or online.

Outcomes:

  • Select appropriate pictures for sharing with other professionals
  • Understand the concept of using audio with photos
  • Create and share your own ideas via photos and audio

Target Audience: Trainers seeking a low-tech option for incorporating media into trainings

Credit Hours: 1 hour Adult Learning/How to Train Other Adults