Certified Continuing Education Instructor, Instructor Set

What are some of the qualities and skills of good instructors? Making everyone feel comfortable and valued, encouraging participation, listening and observing, and preparing content. This program will give participants the skills to facilitate a Continuing Education session effectively.

24-Hour Course

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Course Description

What are some of the qualities and skills of good instructors? Making everyone feel comfortable and valued, encouraging participation, listening and observing, and preparing content. Instructors also must know how to evaluate learning, ensure that the class addresses learners’ needs, and manage class logistics, all of which contribute to the overall learning experience and successful transference of skills and knowledge. This program will give participants the skills to facilitate a Continuing Education session effectively. They will develop an understanding of how adults learn and how different styles of learning appeal to different predispositions or preferences for learning.  Participants who successful pass the course will receive an IWE trainer accreditation.

 

Objectives

  • Explain the goal of continuing education courses.
  • Identify adult learning theory and principles.
  • Prepare to facilitate a class. 
  • Prepare content for a course.
  • Coordinate course materials and logistics.
  • Apply  fundamental communication skills during a class
  • Facilitate course content.
  • Self-assess performance.
  • Evaluate the course.

 

Course Outline

 

Chapter One: Introduction to Continuing Education Instruction

Introduction to Continuing Education Instruction       

Instructor Experience   

Offer a New Class       

Administrative Issues                                                                  

Copyright Laws          

Copyright Laws Checklist                                                           

The Roles of the Instructor       

 

Chapter Two: Adult Learning Theory and Principles

Adult Learning Theory and Principles 

8 Adult Learning Needs          

Learner-Centered Instruction  

Learning Styles

Thinking Styles 

Culture

 

Chapter Three: What Content Should I Teach?          

Class Preparation       

Understand Learners   

Write Performance Objectives

Textbook Selection     

Address Gaps in the Content 

Sequence the Content                       

Course Outline

Course Outline Template        

 

Chapter Four: How Do You Teach Your Content?

Content Preparation Checklist           

Learn the Materials     

Sequence the Content           

Transitions       

Incorporate Examples and Analogies

Create Learning Activities: 4-A Model

Learning Activities      

Discussion Questions   

Kinds of Questions      

Prepare Questions      

Role Plays       

Case Studies   

Practice your Presentation      

Lesson Plan Template 

Create Course Syllabus          

 

Chapter Five: Materials and Logistics

Schedule your Course

Order the Course’s Textbook  

Create PowerPoint Presentation         

Create Handouts        

Edit the Materials        

Use a Blackboard       

Make Copies  

           

Chapter Six: Fundamental Communication Skills

Elements of Communication  

Active Listening          

Check Understanding 

Provide Feedback      

Your Voice      

Projection       

Your Words       

Positive Language        

Non-Verbal Communication     

Self-Regulation              

Nervousness    

Best Practices for Communicating with ESL Students 

 

Chapter Seven: Classroom Management

Classroom Management        

Introduction Checklist 

Welcome the Students

Create an Opening Statement           

Communicate Overall Goal   

Address Logistics         

Participant Introductions        

Review the Agenda and Expectations           

Prisoners, Tourist, and Adventures       

Group Agreements     

Parking Lot     

Create an Atmosphere Conducive Participation

Present to the Class    

Attention Span           

Field Questions

Visual Aids and Props 

Get Back on Track      

Out of Class Support and Homework 

Chapter Eight: Facilitating Group Discussions and Activities

Facilitate Group Discussions and Activities     

The Facilitation Process           

Steps to Facilitate Group Discussions and Activities   

Small Groups or Pairs  

Debriefing       

Manage the Learning Environment    

Adapt to your Audience        

Manage Difficult Behaviors    

Manage Resistance    

Keep Participants Engaged    

Close the Class           

 

Chapter Nine: Evaluation

Evaluate your Performance and the Participants Learning    

Kirkpatrick’s Four Levels of Evaluation

Level 1: Reaction        

Create a Level 1 Evaluation Form      

Level 2: Learning        

Create a Level 2 Assessment  

Self-Evaluation            

Chapter Ten: Conduct a 5-Minute Presentation

Conduct a 5 Minute Presentation

 

This instructor set includes: Instructor guide, activities, handouts and full-color PowerPoint presentation.

 

Click here to purchase this set in Spanish.

 

  • Format: Laser Printed
  • Paperback: Spiral-Bound
  • Set Includes: Instructor guide, activities, handouts and full-color PowerPoint presentation
  • Participant Guide may be purchased separately
  • Pre/Post assessments may be purchased separately: Available on-line or hard copy
  • Instructor Set available in Spanish

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