This 3-day course addresses the practicalities of conducting successful interactions, managing the classroom experience, and making presentations. It covers the basics of adult learning and of training evaluation for those wanting more experience in this area.
Participants have several opportunities to practice presentation and instructional skills, first as spokespersons for small groups, then during short duo presentations, 3-minute individual presentations, and, finally, 20-minute individual presentations, using material related to their own programs or functions. Detailed feedback is provided.
A large number of job aids are provided to help in the application of training skills. To prepare for the 20-minute presentation, participants should come to class with materials from a pre-existing course that is related to their work.
Selection Criteria: Federal, State Tribal and local staff designated to train in various EM subject areas. Also, subject matter experts who have the responsibility to deliver training.
- Establish a conducive learning environment.
- Demonstrate effective instructional presentation skills.
- Demonstrate skills for facilitating classroom interactions.
- Describe ways to manage the learning process.
- Apply skills to measure training results.
- Deliver three instructional presentations, using guidelines from the course assessment checklist, and participate in their evaluations.
G Courses offered virtually are in coordination with Colorado DSHSEM / State Training Officer. All Blue Cell lead instructors are State Certified. Participants are welcomed from outside Colorado. Consult with your States Training Officer for any additional application or certification requirements.