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NeighborWorks Virtual Classroom Courses in 2013:
HO307vc Advanced Foreclosure Case Study Practicum
“One of the best trainings I have ever taken – classroom or online! I especially appreciated the interaction and collaboration with our instructor and with the other students in the class.”
“This is an excellent opportunity to help organizations around the nation savefunding dollars through training online.”
NeighborWorks Virtual Classroom
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A new source of faculty-led online learning to enhance your community development work
NeighborWorks now offers an exciting new form of online learning – NeighborWorks Virtual Classroom. Virtual Classroom is similar to the distance learning offered by many top-notch universities: faculty-led, interactive learning experiences that offer you the opportunity to collaborate with an expert instructor and peers online. Best of all, they’re packed with resources and best practices that will immediately impact your work. Incorporating collaborative technology such as online discussion forums, chat, wikis, and live web conferencing, Virtual Classroom delivers a comprehensive professional development experience, while allowing learners to save valuable time and travel dollars.
The benefits of faculty-led Virtual Classroom learning include:
- The ability to communicate with and learn from both faculty and fellow learners.
- Content is delivered in weekly lessons, with deadlines that allow you to learn according to your schedule.
- You don’t have to put your work and personal life on hold to get the training you need.
- Feedback and instruction specific to the context of your community development challenges.
- Access to course materials online following the completion of the course, including resources that can be downloaded, saved and printed.
- You’ll save your time and your organization’s valuable travel dollars while still benefiting from a high-quality NeighborWorks learning experience.
All you’ll need is a computer and internet connection to take advantage of this reasonably priced and highly effective professional development opportunity!
- ML173vc Grant Proposal Writing - registration now OPEN; Course begins June 5, 2013 and concludes July 2, 2013.
This course will guide participants through the 4-R proposal development process; highlighting the different roles a grant writer, strategies for writing each section of a winning proposal, sources for seeking grant opportunities and the various relationships essential to winning grants. This course satisfies a required course for the Community Development Management Professional Certificate Program.
This course is recommended for resource development professionals, executive directors and others persons responsible for securing grant funding, who also possess some experience working with budgets. Individuals who have previously participated in the proposal development process and desire to strengthen their writing skills or address problematic areas of the proposal are also encouraged to enroll. Given the basic nature of this course, this course is not recommended for individuals with significant experience writing proposals.
- CB275vc Training Community Leaders: A Complete Curriculum - registration now OPEN; Course begins June 5, 2013 and concludes July 2, 2013.
This course is built on the resident leadership curriculum developed by NeighborWorks America. This curriculum covers the core skills needed by resident leaders to lead change in our communities, it includes all of the facilitator guides, handouts and support materials required to run a full training program for your resident leaders. This course will also cover ways to assess, create, and sustain your efforts to provide quality resources to strengthen your community's most valuable resource – the people who live there.
If you, your organization and/or your community are thinking about how to train volunteer resident leaders, this is the course for you! The training is best for those who are looking to create a leadership development program, or enhance their current training programs. This course satisfies one course requirement for the Community Engagement Professional Certificate Program.
These faculty-led, highly engaging coursse include self-paced online lessons, assignments, and the use of peer discussion forums for interaction with expert faculty and peers. All Virtual Classroom courses offer comprehensive lessons and resource materials, live chat and web conferencing provide real-time interaction each week. Participants should expect to spend approximately four hours per week on course related reading and assignments.
Questions about online learning with NeighborWorks? Email NeighborWorks at VirtualClassroom@nw.org.