Training Adult Learners

Increase Your Skill, Confidence, and Effectiveness as a Trainer

Who Should Attend

  • Trainers

  • Community and college educators

  • Supervisors, managers, and team leaders

  • Subject matter experts who need to impart skills or knowledge

Benefit

Boost participation and make it easier for your audience to acquire and apply the skills and knowledge you share with them, either virtually, or in person. People will be excited to attend your presentations!

Overview

This experiential and highly interactive, virtual course consists of four weekly, 60-90 minute modules. Classes, materials, assignments, and evaluations are accessed via Google Classroom. Instructor led classes are conducted via Zoom. A maximum of 12 participants are asked to apply their new skills, during and between modules, to a presentation they have given and/or will be giving.

On Site Option

This course can be implemented on site for a group of employees.

Coaching Option

If scheduling is a concern, the course can be conducted as one-on-one coaching.


Learning Objectives

Module 1: Preparation & Content

  1. Plan to evaluate the effectiveness of training

  2. Identify learning objectives

  3. Select and organize the content

  4. Meet the needs of adult learners

Module 2: Training/Learning Strategy

  1. Present your content

  2. Tap into participants' prior knowledge

  3. Check for understanding

  4. Provide an opportunity to practice; give feedback

Module 3: Support for Learning

  1. Design a visual aid

  2. Create a functional handout

  3. Choose a seating arrangement to promote interaction

Module 4: Facilitation & Evaluation

  1. Encourage a response to questions

  2. Respond effectively to a question

  3. Evaluate the effectiveness of training

I will do my best to accommodate all requests, but due to scheduling conflicts, I cannot guarantee a seat.