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Instructor Development Course (IDC) for Web Conference Training (WCT)

PROGRAM AREA: Communications
COURSE NUMBER: FHWA-NHI-420047
Web-conference Training (WCT)Web-conference Training (WCT)
Calendar Year
Length
CEU
Host Price
2020
12 Hours
1.2 Units
$50 Per Participant

TRAINING LEVEL: Basic

CLASS SIZE: Minimum: 6 Maximum: 10

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

The Instructor Development Course (IDC) for Web Conference Training (WCT) is a blended learning course consisting of live, WCTs and self-paced, web-based trainings (WBTs). It is designed to teach instructors who have taken the IDC for Instructor-Led Training course how to effectively deliver interactive training through NHI's web conferencing software. The IDC for WCT will provide new and experienced instructors the knowledge and skills needed to deliver online training that keeps participants engaged. Participants will also get insight into the logistics behind preparing for the delivery of online training.

Participants need access to both a telephone and an internet connection to participate in the live, WCT sessions. The course is estimated to take 12 hours to complete over a period of 3.5 days. It is comprised of 10.7 hours of instructor-led WCT and 1.5 hours of self-paced WBT.

**COURSE SEQUENCE**

PRIOR TO LIVE LESSONS:

Lesson 2 (Self-paced, WBT): During this self-paced lesson, participants learn the basics of how to use NHI's web conferencing software. It is estimated to take one hour to complete.

Lesson 3 (Self-paced, WBT): This is a brief video demonstration which is designed to teach participants how to set up their own teach back room which will be used to deliver a presentation at the end of the course. This presentation will serve as the course assessment.

LIVE SESSIONS

Lesson 1 (Live, WCT): This lesson is a live, 30-minute session which orients participants to the course layout.

Lesson 2 REVIEW OF THE PREREQUISITE LESSONS: (Self-paced, WBT): During this self-paced lesson, participants learn the basics of how to use NHI's web conferencing software. It is estimated to take one hour to complete.

Lesson 3 REVIEW OF THE PREREQUISITE LESSONS: (Self-paced, WBT): This is a brief video demonstration which is designed to teach participants how to set up their own teach back room which will be used to deliver a presentation at the end of the course. This presentation will serve as the course assessment.

Lesson 4 (Live, WCT): In this session, participants will learn more about distance learning and the roles and responsibilities of everyone involved in making distance learning a success. This session is estimated to take two hours.

Lesson 5 (Live, WCT): In this session, participants will learn the key characteristics of how to deliver effective WCT instruction. This session is scheduled for two hours.

Lesson 6 (Live, WCT): In this live, two hour session, participants will learn how to properly prepare to deliver training through a web conferencing platform.

Lesson 7 (Live, WCT): This live, two hour session serves as the performance assessment for the course. Participants will deliver an 8-10 minute presentation through NHI's web conferencing software. Upon completing delivery, participants will receive feedback from the course facilitator(s) and the other participants. These sessions will be recorded for later review so participants can gain greater insight into their strengths and practice any areas for improvement.

In between WCTs, participants will have the opportunity to ask questions/post comments in an intersession chat room. This chat room will be monitored by the course facilitator(s) and any questions will be addressed at the beginning of each live, WCT.

OUTCOMES:

Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Explain Distance Learning and the purpose of a Web Conference Training (WCT).
  • Identify the NHI Instructor's role in the training.
  • Identify the main features and tools available for a WCT.
  • Demonstrate effective content delivery skills for a WCT.

TARGET AUDIENCE:

This course is intended for instructors who will develop and/or deliver interactive training to adult learners through web conferencing.

If you have questions about this NHI training, please contact NHI at nhicustomerservice@dot.gov or 877.558.6873.


PREREQUISITES:

Participants should have already successfully attended the ILT Instructor Development Course (IDC), FHWA-420018. However, as of 04/15/2020, the IDC - ILT prerequisite has been waived. However, participants in this IDC for WCT Course, FHWA-420047, will still need to successfully complete the 420018 ILT course to apply for NHI Instructor Certification. In addition, there are 2 self paced lessons, Lessons 2 and 3 that need to be completed (WBTs) prior to the first Live session of this FHWA 420047 WCT) course.

420047 SESSION INFORMATION:

Start Date: 10/05/2020
End Date: 10/09/2020
Location: Online
Local Coordinator: Carolyn Eberhard (703) 235-0952
Availability:
No Public Seats Available
 
Please contact the Local Coordinator to enroll in this session.
 
0 FHWA Seats
 
Start Date: 10/26/2020
End Date: 10/30/2020
Location: Online
Local Coordinator: Carolyn Eberhard (703) 235-0952
Availability:
No Public Seats Available
 
Please contact the Local Coordinator to enroll in this session.
 
0 FHWA Seats
 
Start Date: 11/02/2020
End Date: 11/06/2020
Location: Online
Local Coordinator: Carolyn Eberhard (703) 235-0952
Availability:
0 Public Seats
$50 Per Participant
 
0 FHWA Seats
 
Start Date: 12/07/2020
End Date: 12/11/2020
Location: Online
Local Coordinator: Carolyn Eberhard (703) 235-0010
Availability:
No Public Seats Available
 
Please contact the Local Coordinator to enroll in this session.
 
0 FHWA Seats
 
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