What is more beneficial for an Online Instructor Training? A Manual and Video modules, or just video? If I include both do I go in order of the manual or just have the manual as a reference? People have suggested that I simply use my outline that I use for my LIVE Instructor Trainings that I teach but it’s harder than it seems. Want to give enough content but not too much that this course will take me a year to develop. Suggestions?
I also like both when it comes to online learning (which I don’t like, but there are only so many instructors and so many dates to go to live courses, so we have to go with online options sometimes). I teach over a dozen CEC courses and a few fitness instructor courses. I already have manuals, class outlines, etc. And, if I were to put together an online course, I already have videos several of my live classes that I use to improve my presentations. So, I would most likely edit that material to put together a sort of “greatest hits” video for the online course. I would ask past attendees and students that I have kept in touch with to give me feeedback as well.
Just remember, you can edit and change things for a long time. Don’t let working on this project get out of control. You should set a deadline for when you will finish it and try to stick to that deadline.