Free Online Training of Trainers Course | Training Design | Alison

Training of Trainers - Training Design

Learn how to design highly effective training programs for organizations using technology with this free online course.

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This free online training design course is specifically designed to introduce you to design factors for effective training programs. Start the course and learn about the practical steps and strategies for designing effective training sessions for learning, as well as the roles of technology in training. Want to learn about digital pedagogy in training? This course will teach you all you need to know about it.
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    4-5 Hours
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The Training Design course is the second in the Training of Trainers suite of courses, designed to guide you through the process of designing effective training programs for organizations. In this course, you will learn how learner characteristics can affect the design of training programs including the instructional strategies to be considered when designing training programs.

You will then analyze various learning theories and the different types of training available. You will also learn about the design thinking process and how technology has impacted the way training programs are delivered. Finally, the course will discuss the concept of digital pedagogy in training, and you will take a look at how Google Classrooms are currently used for training.

In designing training programs, you must ensure effective learning and training transfer. This free Alison course on training design will therefore be of interest to students, researchers, trainers, and anyone with an interest in developing their training practices. Start the course today and improve your training design skills.

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Discuss the principles of adult learning
  • Apply various instructional strategies for effective learning
  • Create a learner-friendly training site and instructional manual
  • Identify the HRM approaches to training and development
  • Recognize the factors limiting the widespread usage of e-learning
  • Discuss the concept of digital collaboration in training
  • Outline the roles of technology in the different levels of education and learning
  • Identify the features of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs)
  • Use the Google Classrooms software to facilitate training programs


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