Week 1 – HOW ADULTS LEARN
 
Tuesday, August 4 - Unleashing Adult Learners
•       To explore 6 of the 10 Principles of How Adults Learn
•       To practice the 6-step training model
•       To compare 5 differences in adult and child learning


Thursday, August 6 - Engaging Adult Learners on Their Terms
•       To identify the final 4 of the 10 Principles of How Adults Learn
•       To summarize 3 Laws of Adult Learning
•       To practice 5 creative training approaches
•       To conduct one 2-minute mini online learning session using at least 2 principles of motivating and    engaging adults 

Week 2 – PLANNING, DESIGNING, and EVALUATING TRAINING – Part 1
 
Tuesday, August 11 – Clarifying Needs and Expectations
•        To identify 3 advantages and 3 disadvantages of 5 different needs assessments
•        To identify 3 key components when writing training objectives
•        To skill practice writing 2 business-related training objectives


Thursday, August 13 – Turning Needs into Measurable Training Objectives
•       To analyze the 4 Windows of Training for objectives, methods, and materials
•       To summarize 4 levels of evaluating training
•       To identify the 2 best methods for evaluating my own training
•       Conduct one 3-minute mini online learning session using 3-4 keys for motivating adults &
1 interactive piece

Week 3 – PLANNING, DESIGNING, EVALUATING TRAINING – Part 2
 
Tuesday, August 18 – Creating Effective Methods and Materials
•       To identify 10 essential elements in training design
•       To explore 7 steps to create learning games and simulations
•       To recognize 5 criteria when designing creative handouts
•       To list 33 alternatives to lecture


Thursday, August 20 – Enhancing Facilitating Skills
•       To identify 14 tips for better facilitation skills – online AND in-person
•       To demonstrate 5 dos and 5 don'ts of training delivery
•       Conduct one 5-minute mini online learning session using 3-4 keys for motivating adults, 1 interactive piece, and 1 handout/tool

Week 4 – CREATIVE ONLINE TRAINING TECHNIQUES
 
Tuesday, August 25 – Creating Interactive Learning Space
•       To identify 4 steps for moving to breakout rooms or team activity
•       To recognize 10 deadly sins of trainers
•       To record ABCs of questioning tips
•       Overcome the 3 major mistakes trainers make online


Thursday, August 27 – Skill Practice and Transfer – How will I apply?
•       To conduct one 10-minute training class demonstrating at least 5 Principles of Adult Learning from the workshop while practicing facilitating skills with no PowerPoint, use SCAT for breakouts
•       To identify 3 creative closings for a training session
•       To develop 3 next steps for transfer and application

Virtual Train-the-Trainer – August 4 - 27, 2020
Objectives & Schedule