Communication and Teaching Skills

Our Communication and Teaching Skills course at Creation Training Institute is designed to enhance your abilities and effectiveness as an educator. This course provides valuable techniques and strategies for improving both communication and teaching skills. Therefore, participants will gain practical insights that can be immediately applied in their classrooms. By attending the Communication and Teaching Skills course, you will learn how to engage your students more effectively and present information in a clear and compelling manner. Moreover, this training is ideal for educators who are committed to continuous improvement and excellence in their teaching practices.

This course is designed to significantly improve the instructional and communication methods of Christian speakers and educators, equipping them to effectively engage and foster growth in their audiences and students over a comprehensive three-day program.

Course Goal

The goal of this course is to reinforce and enhance the Christian speaker and educator with quality instructional and communication methods. The knowledge and skills gained will help equip speakers and educators to engage audiences and students in a manner that maximizes knowledge, application and growth.

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Course Objective

At the completion of this course, you will be able to demonstrate both speaking and teaching skills that meet or exceed the given course quality standards in verbal and nonverbal communications.

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Instructional Method/Format

Lecture, class participation, and written exercises with breaks each hour, and a lunch break for 75 minutes.

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Course Length

3 days (8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.)

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Target Audience

Christian teachers or anyone wanting to teach or speak. Maximum of 8 attendees.

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Course Quality Standards for Success

Level 1 Standard: Successful Course Completion

The standard for successful completion in this course is based upon the criteria listed in the evaluation forms for speaking and teaching. This standard is set at an overall score of 80% or better.

Level 2 Standard: Improvement

The standard for improvement does not mean successful course completion but does measure a level of success based upon the improvement of the student.

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Course Cost

Pricing for our courses is affordable for individuals, churches, and schools.

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Workshops

  • Four presentation workshops
  • One teaching workshop

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Course Outline

1: Communication skills  [Page 6]
  • Introduction Presentation
  • The Biblical Worldview
  • Rules 1, 2, and 3
  • Some guidelines
  • Communication skills
    • Verbal
    • Nonverbal
  • The “Be’s” and some concerns
  • Goals and objectives
  • Human animatronics
  • Motivation Quotient (MQ)
  • Annoying issues
  • Visual aides
  • Q & A time
  • Workshop 1: Presentation
2: The Need for Well-Equipped Christian Speakers and Educators [Page 25]
  • Biblical warnings about education
  • Education and the Next Generation
  • Conditioning through the education system
  • Education organizations
  • Public education and the media
  • What schools teach and don’t teach
  • Alarming statistics
  • America: a nation in change
  • The Church’s response
  • What the church must do
3: Teaching skills and methods  [Page 41]
  • Education surveys
  • What is teaching?
  • What is Christian education?
  • Levels of learning
  • The Christian educator’s job description
  • Professional education standards
  • Measuring a teacher’s success
  • The 80% goal
  • Methods of accountability
  • Teacher vs Facilitator
4: Building a winning Sunday school program  [Page 61]
  • A hard fact
  • The primary purpose of Sunday school
  • Eight issues affecting Sunday school quality
  • Clarifying the win
  • Qualifications for teaching
  • The importance of training teachers
  • Things to consider
  • Classroom dynamics
  • Teaching to change lives
  • What about the youth program?

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