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Register for “What Every AHEC Needs To Know About Online Training”

When: Tues., Oct. 7, 2014, 1pm ET
Length: 60 minutes

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Everyone talks about online learning, but what does it really mean? We’ll cut through the jargon to explain the basics of health-based e-learning, and discuss why offering online courses can help you boost your enrollment numbers. We’ll identify the elements you’ll need to structure your online training program.

In this webinar, you’ll learn how to get the whole team on board, what the technology requirements are, and why your learners are probably asking for online module delivery. You’ll walk away with knowledge about online training that will help energize your organization and help you increase participation in your program.

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5 Apps & Tech Tools to Try for Your Online Training Program

Dozens of new services and promise to bring strength to your online community health worker training program. Here are five that are honestly useful.

Unless you’re considering setting up and hosting your own online learning program in-house (most organizations go with a managed hosting company like Talance unless they have a dedicated technical department with specialists), the list of technical tools you actually need to run your program is pretty short:

  • A computer
  • A mobile device for testing
  • Headphones, speakers or some way of listening to audio
  • A connection to the Internet

If you have CHWs in the field, that list might expand to include a terminal for checking lessons and possibly a printer.

Meanwhile, the list of software, apps and online services that promise a more productive and engaging online learning program continues to grow. Look at this enormous list of lists from Education World magazine, for starters.

Training Delivery Trends Every Leader Must Know

What’s hot in online education delivery methods, and why your organization can’t ignore any of them. Learners keep raising the bar on what they expect in terms of education. It seems anything can drive the need to expand and elevate what you offer them. It might be availability (can they take the course in the […]

Build a Better Online Training Team

With the right team in place, your organization can establish and a successful e-learning program that meets the needs of your learners. [[{“type”:”media”,”view_mode”:”media_large”,”fid”:”782″,”attributes”:{“class”:”media-image”,”typeof”:”foaf:Image”,”style”:””,”alt”:””}}]] The only way to create an online learning program that works and complements your organization is to plug into the right brainpower. But your team of training employees will look a little […]

10 Ways To Increase Enrollment In Your New Online Learning Program

Any training program needs extra effort to encourage enrollment, especially new ones. Here are 10 tips you can use to increase enrollment in your program. [[{“type”:”media”,”view_mode”:”media_large”,”fid”:”781″,”attributes”:{“class”:”media-image alignnone size-medium wp-image-2369″,”typeof”:”foaf:Image”,”style”:””,”width”:”400″,”alt”:”Registration”}}]] Form partnerships with other programs and organizations Team up with similar or complimentary programs or neighboring organizations, and ask them to co-promote the online course with […]

Questions to Ask Learners Before Starting a Course

Make your participants’ online experience a success by identifying their strengths and weaknesses before they begin. Students taking a computerized exam After months of planning, designing and working, you’re ready to offer your first online course. It’s been a detailed process that involved buy-in from administrators and department heads, and training for your staff. You’ve […]