The Art of Instruction: Unique, Compelling & Valuable
Many great speakers/trainers could improve their skills and delivery if they were aware of and could implement the process referred to as the “educational loop.” That loop is the preparation, organization, and delivery of information so that it not only is interesting but also useful and consists of the following elements:
- Engage and capture options
- Delivery options
- Involvement options
- Clear and close of the “loop”
- Re-engagement … on the next subtopic
Each of these elements will be discussed in depth and with specific examples to power YOUR learning.
Ed Hatch has groomed and trained many of the highest caliber of instructors, the CRS cadre nationally and internationally, for the last 25 years! He’s recently retired as a senior CRS instructor and can now share and model the insights, strategies, and skills that helped develop some of the best real estate instructors out there. Don’t miss this chance to boost hone your abilities and master your craft!
What Am I Doing Here?
This is Melanie’s basic IDW and it covers things all instructors need to learn, or be reminded about. That include Knowles’ five learning assumptions, the four types of adult learners, the three learning domains, and how to identify and prepare your teaching plan to match up with your students and the domain best suited to the topic. (1-3 hours; time flexible)
I Have an Idea for a Course: Now What?
This is course in how to write a course and get it approved by a licensing board, and make the students want to take it! We review Bloom’s taxonomy, and work on it in class, writing learning objectives. We draw on the three learning domains (which will be reviewed, students do not need to take all of these courses, or in any order) and discuss and plan how to implement the ideas. We practice writing case studies, and we explore scaffolding, which is building a skill set with a learner so that they progress from a lack of knowledge to competence. (1-3 hours; time flexible)
Fun and Games!
This fast-paced course is a review of how to engage students from beginning to end, touching on techniques which will engage all four types of adult learners. We design ice-breakers, games, polling, case studies, and other techniques within the classroom. (1-3 hours; time flexible)
(1 hour each; time flexible)
Imprezi Your Audience: Think outside the Power Point Box! This course is an in depth hands on workshop about how to create a PREZI for any presentation and how it can facilitate a better learning experience for your students. We will also discuss other Power Point alternatives.
T3-Tech Tools for Trainers Instructors will learn how to seamlessly implement technology into the classroom. Instructors will leave with the ability to enhance student engagement using technology, inject humor using video and avoid EPIC technology fails by having a tech emergency tool kit and back up plans already in place.
Move Their Feet & Fill the Seats You will learn a systematic approach to helping education directors market your course effectively. We will discuss the different methods to promote courses and identify the best ways to get registrations early and often so that you will never have a class cancelled again. We will list all the different programs, apps and templates that can be used in order to enhance efficiency and help with building your brand as an educator. BOOM! Fill the room.
JMan’s Video Bootcamp Do you want to use video but don’t know where to get started? Started but stalled? Think you know it all? We want you here. We will start from “press record button” all the way to “click to post.” You will learn how to edit videos, add voice overs, and post everywhere. Find out how to download videos from YouTube as well create a YouTube channel and a Facebook Page to showcase your video library, how to get video testimonials, produce better videos, and promote your courses more effectively to fill the seats. Stop being a still photo and join the video revolution today.
SMM-Sniper Style Social Media Marketing Are you still using email to reach your members? There is a better way to reach them where they spend most of their time. You can stop using the shotgun approach and create a sniper style social media advertising strategy. You will create ads in this session that you can use for the future and also find out how you can target a custom audience so that you get a better return on your investment.
HYRE (Host Your own Real Estate show) Have you wanted to create your own education based real estate show but didn’t know where to start? We will show you the equipment and programs you need, and what technology pitfalls to avoid with proper planning. You will be able to do interview and talk show type programs with on screen agendas and presentations. There is no better way to demonstrate your value and expertise than LIVE video.
MilleniWho Millennials, the Me Generation, are the largest population in the United States today and are going to represent the biggest demographic for our industry in the future. They are changing the way things are done in all industries including real estate. You will discover the most effective ways to communicate with them and get them into the classroom. Find out what motivates them in their careers and how you must change your value proposition accordingly in order to connect with their needs. Hear about Millennials from a Millennial.
Impress with Improv We put on performance every time we walk on stage or into a classroom! Why not train the way the pros do? This session is a hands-on approach to the art of improvisation. We must have immediate impromptu responses and that skill has to be trained and developed. You will leave this session being able to think faster, fail easier and have the confidence that you can overcome any situation that comes your way with a little bit of humor.
P4-Premier Post Production Pro You are finally doing video but wondering how to edit, trim, merge and create amazing videos. We will discuss all the best programs, apps and websites that you can use to create some video magic while avoiding and copyright infringement or having to pay royalties.
LIVE Video Success Systems Show everyone that you are an expert and go LIVE. We will teach you what to say, how to say it and where it can be said. Other educators are scared to go LIVE and that’s exactly why you should position yourself for success. It’s much more than Facebook as we will discuss Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter and YouTube. There will be LIVE demonstrations and tutorials as you discover how to make your way to the top of everyone’s news feed always be top of mind when it comes to real estate education.