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This is a course for classified staff employees interested in learning about facilitating adult learning. In this seven-week course, participants will learn about community building, facilitator presence, adult learning theory, best practices for facilitating both in-person and online discussions, and the basics of using OEA Learn, OEA’s learning management system. Interested in undergraduate or graduate credit? Two academic credits are also available OR participants can earn PDUs. Weekly live sessions are held and recorded, in case you miss one. To be successful in this course, plan on participating at least two hours a week. This course is open to ALL types of classified/ESP employees because everyone has expertise and skills they can share with others. The course is facilitated by Lebanon ESPA member Laura Warren.

Level: Foundational
Dates and Times: January 24 – March 10 with live sessions (7) from 5:00-6:00pm every Tuesday. The other work is completed during the week on your own time.
Time commitment: Participants can expect to spend 2-3 hours per week on the course, which includes the one-hour weekly meeting.
Cost:
Members $0, free as a benefit of membership; non-members $200. Two semester graduate OR undergraduate credits are available, optional, and cost $100.
Additional Details: OEA members who successfully complete the required work in this course will be eligible to receive a $275 stipend.