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Skip to 0 minutes and 7 seconds Welcome to Training The Trainer, Design Genomics and Bioinformatics training. This course integrates general teaching and learning principles with specific discipline contexts to enable you to become a more effective trainer in genomics and bioinformatics. You already have experience in genomics or bioinformatics. You will learn common educational theories and how to apply them in practise. The course will provide you with skills to develop impactful training in your area of expertise. In week one, you will hear about how adults learn. We’ll introduce general course design principles and discuss the different elements of course design including your specific course context and your objectives and the assessments needed to achieve your defined learning outcomes.
Skip to 0 minutes and 53 seconds In week two, this will be discussed further in a series of relevant case studies. You will hear from experienced trainers in genomics and bioinformatics on how they design courses in their disciplines. These interviews will enable you to observe and reflect on different training techniques and help you think about your own context. In week three, you will have a chance to apply your learning through hands-on design on the module of your choice. You will receive feedback from your fellow learners. And you can peer review their work too. We hope you will enjoy the course.