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1 Facilitator Training Program
Bernard Mallada CUR/532 May 18, 2015 Danene Mims

2 Part I Vital Information in the Facilitator Training

3 Training Program Audience
Seasoned Logisticians Members with good Logistics Experience and knowledge Mid Level Experience in the Logistics career field

4 Training Program Goals
Better Comprehension of the Logistics Career Fields Utilization of distance learning to complete logistical requirements Capability to explain and facilitate how to incorporate Distance Learning in the work place Knowledge to create lesson plans to be used in distance learning

5  Training Program Objectives
Planning a informative web base lesson plan In order to facilitate a good module for Logistics Planning Create a comprehensive Online Course that is user friendly and easy for the facilitator to use To simplify the Logistics Training and focus on distance learning expansion

6 ? Summative Assessment Reflection on training Feedback
Observation of students while distance learning is used Questionnaires at the end of training

7 Part II Facilitator Skills and Instructional Materials

8 Training Materials Facilitator/Instructor Rubric and lesson plan handout Computer Accessibility Laptop, I pad, desktop, etc… Computer Disc for Downloading From Training Site

9 Effective Skill needed
Computer Savvy Ability to communicate Understanding of the subject on hand

10 Strategies for presenting skills
Coaching when needed Setting examples to follow Mentoring and demonstrating when needed

11  Phases of Development Step 1: Investigate –Look into what can be fixed or made better Step 2: Create – From the investigation, create a better lesson or product Step 3: Expand – Find other avenues and add to Step 4: Implementation – initiate lesson or product

12 Theories of Distance Learners
Theory on Transactional Distance Learning Moore’s Peter’s Theory on Industrial Characteristics of Distance Education Holmberg’s Theory on Personal instructors and students

13 Theories for Engaging Distance Learners
Effective cooperation of learning teams Individual learning for the purpose of instructing about the logistics career field Ensure facilitators/Instructors can use distance learning as tool or instruction Gokool-Ramdoo, S. (2008, October). Beyond the Theoretical Impasse: Extending the applications of Transactional Distance Theory. Retrieved from Reference:

14 Part III – Management and Technology Tools

15 Mentoring For Faculty Provide good guidance and instruction for logistics distance learning To gather constructive feedback To create and standardize performance Provide good guidance by way of Distance Learning Ensure that Instructor/Facilitator is proficient

16 Identification criteria (Mentors)
-Should have at least 5-10 years of experience -Must have at least 3-5 years of class room teaching time -Identify what criteria of success and objectives must be achieved

17 Management and Evaluation Programs for Facilitators
  Encounters and Strategies for better management of distance learning   Facilitators strategic planning and resolution processes Distance Learning Community Approach Affect on Management

18 Course Checklists Documents Online presentation
 Blackboard LMS System Syllabus Course Checklists Documents Online presentation Virtual Classroom setting Lesson plans/assignments Discussion Reference:

19 Technology and Media Tools
Wiki Search Prezi Application Slide Share Group Chats

20 Clear description of how each technology or media tool will engage and enhance student learning.
Technology/Media tool will assist in engaging and enhancing a students learning by promoting a common interest of all students. Promoting a single goal and objective through technology and media tool will arouse their internets and encourage more participation. Most importantly, collaboration will be from the comfort of their own homes or where ever they choose to log on to a computer.

21 Part IV – Issues and Classroom Management

22 Student Collaboration Technology
Chat rooms Webinar Blackboard Discussion Blogs

23 Distance Learner Descriptions
Prior Knowledge or experience Trial and errors scenarios/exercises Values of distance learning

24 Synchronous Vs. Asynchronous
Flexible hours for learning Self learning Synchronous Real time responses from instructor Pace is matched to the learner

25 Technology Management Issues and Resolutions
Computer access or accessibility Internet problems Time zone differences Reference:

26 Different Distance Learners
Distance learning involves different culture and backgrounds Culture should factored into objective and lesson plans because students will be diverse and from different areas of the world Most student will be experts or seasonal workers of Logistics Most student will have backgrounds needed to understand and comprehend the distance learning process. Only a small fraction may need a little more attention and assistance.

27 Questions and Answers Forum
Learner Feedback Feedback sessions Questions and Answers Forum /Audio/Chat

28 Challenging Behaviors
Inappropriate Posts - promote positive atmosphere Lack of motivation of students participations Engagement –push and encourage for the best possible work from each student Cyber-bullying –zero tolerance

29 Reference Moore, M. (1996, March 31). Theory of Transactional Distance. Retrieved from Gokool-Ramdoo, S. (2008, October). Beyond the Theoretical Impasse: Extending the applications of Transactional Distance Theory. Retrieved from Saba, F. (2014, March 09). INTRODUCTION TO DISTANCE EDUCATION: THEORISTS AND THEORIES: BÖRJE HOLMBERG. Retrieved from education-theorists-and-theories-borje-holmberg/

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