Presentation on theme: "USDA AgLearn 2005 Technical Service Provider ForumCNMP Core Curriculum."— Presentation transcript:
1 USDA AgLearn2005 Technical Service Provider ForumCNMP Core Curriculum
2 What is AgLearn?Speaker Notes:Required Course Materials:USDA-NRCS. Conservation Planning Policy (GM-180, Part )Supplemental Resources:USDA-NRCS. Tech Reg Website.Suggested Learning Exercise:Provide internet connections for the students to allow them to navigate the Tech Reg website in order to become familiar with it.2005 Technical Service Provider ForumCNMP Core Curriculum
3 Site Login (USDA eAuth login) Site Login (USDA eAuth login)AgLearn TourSpeaker Notes:Required Course Materials:USDA-NRCS. Conservation Planning Policy (GM-180, Part )Supplemental Resources:USDA-NRCS. Tech Reg Website.Suggested Learning Exercise:Provide internet connections for the students to allow them to navigate the Tech Reg website in order to become familiar with it.Will AgLearn work on my computer?2005 Technical Service Provider ForumCNMP Core Curriculum
4 Register for AgLearn – Step 1 Registration Click on External RegistrationNote: You must have an eAuth account before you can register.
5 Register for AgLearn – Step 1 Click on Register under Step 2
6 Register for AgLearn – Step 1 Login with your eAuth User ID and Password
7 Register for AgLearn – Step 1 At the User Registration screenThis step requires you to validate the information in your account -- full name, address, , and provide the name of the USDA agency and USDA point of contact sponsoring your account in AgLearn. Select Partner, not Contractor, when prompted.Select NRCS-NJ TSP as “Agency of Sponsoring Individual”Enter “Point of Contact” – (in NJ) Doreen Dougherty (Training Coordinator)After completing all information on the User Registration screen, click “Submit Registration”.
8 Register for AgLearn – Step 2 Verification The “Point of Contact/Training Coordinator” will receive an requesting that he/she verify user’s information.The “Point of Contact/Training Coordinator” may need to verify your request with the TSP Coordinator (Nancy Paolini in NJ). He/She will then activate your AgLearn Account.Register for AgLearn – Step 3 ActivationThe NRCS Training Coordinator will activate your account.You will receive an that your account has been activated within 72 hours.
9 Accessing AgLearn – Before you start!!! Click here to see if AgLearn will work on your computerAgLearn will perform a computer check to see if your PC settings are compatible
10 Accessing AgLearn – System check Most common problem – Java settings or version
11 Accessing AgLearn Click here to access AgLearn Note: You will need your eAuth user ID and password to log in
12 AgLearn – The Home PagePersonal – Provides you with tools to manage your Profile and accountLearning – Contains a menu of tools you will access most frequently and your Learning plan
13 AgLearn – The Home PageCareer – Allows you to create and view a plan of training to manage your career developmentCatalog – Contains all of the learning courses you have access too
14 Taking CoursesPlease note that if you recently registered we have started populating your “Learning Plan” with the minimum required courses you will need in order to be certified as a TSP.You can add additional courses as desired or if you have additional requirements based on the type of TSP activities you plan to participate in.For example, anyone becoming certified to do Conservation Activity Plans for Forestry is required to complete the following 5 AgLearn online courses.You may see these courses already in your learning plan. We will try to assign them when you register but if not please continue to the next slide for instructions on how to locate and add them yourself.TSP OrientationIntroduction to Conservation Forestry Planning.Modules 1 through 5 of NRCS Conservation Planning course.NRCS Environmental Compliance for Conservation Assistance (EC Level 1) courseModules 1-6 of the NRCS Web-based Cultural Resources Training course
15 AgLearn – CatalogIf “Expand all” does not load courses, it’s usually because of Java settingsTo access NRCS courses, click on AgLearn Original Courseware Structure (give this time to load)
16 AgLearn – CatalogNext click on Natural Resources Conservation Service to access most TSP required courses
17 AgLearn – CatalogScroll to the desired course and click Launch Content or Add to Learning Plan – please feel free to contact Doreen or Nancy if you have difficulty finding the courses.
18 AgLearn – CatalogAdd to Learning Plan – With this, you can being training, stop and start again anytime until you finish
19 Important!! Print and keep your Certificates of Completion! We are required to deactivate your AgLearn Account when you have completed all of the required training courses. Therefore, you must print and keep your Certificates of Completion for each course you complete.Your account can be re-activated at a later date, on request, if you need additional courses, but we cannot guarantee that your learning history will still be available. It is best to keep your Certificates for your records.While your account is account there could be additional Security related courses added to your account. You can take these courses if you wish.
20 Thank you! State Contacts for AgLearn Nancy Paolini – TSP CoordinatorDoreen Dougherty – Training Coordinator (AgLearn Coordinator)Thank you!