Number of weeks: 1
Required books?: No
Live video session?: Yes
Part of a certification or series of courses?: No
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Thank you for deciding to register for the Faithful and Inclusive “Train the Moderator” online class! Please register by Noon ET, Friday May 8 (for the training that begins May 11) or by Noon ET, Friday, May 15 (for the training that begins May 18).
Here is the Course Schedule:
Mon., May 11 or 18 – Kick Off (Zoom meeting) — Topic: Introduction to online course — This will be offered 11 AM ET/8 AM PT or 4 PM ET/1PM PT; anticipate 20 minutes. The Zoom meeting invites for the calls will be sent (choose one to attend) late on the Friday before the class start date. (If you do not register by Noon on that Friday, you will receive information on how to access a recorded replay.) If you are unable to attend either live call, a recorded version will be made available. Topic: Introduction to the course.
Tues., May 12 or 19 – Noon Wed., May 13 or 20 – Welcome and Session 1 Coursework — Plan to spend up to one hour on independently completing course sections “Welcome” and “Session 1.” Return to the Discussion Board several times to interact with other participants. Susan Fuquay will moderate the discussion board.
Noon Wed., May 13 or 20 – Thurs., May 14 or 21 – Session 2 Coursework — Plan to spend up to one hour on independently completing course section “Session 2.” Return to the Discussion Board several times to interact with other participants. Susan Fuquay will moderate the discussion board.
Fri., May 15 or 22 – How to Plan, Register, Kick Off, and Moderate Your Class (Zoom meeting) – This will be offered 11 AM ET/8 AM PT or 4 PM ET/1PM PT; anticipate 40 minutes. The Zoom meeting invites for the calls will be sent (choose one to attend) on Tuesday of your training week. A recorded version will be made available for those who cannot attend a live call, but you are strongly encouraged to join a live call for this portion. Topics covered: Full information on how to plan your course schedule, promote your course and register participants, kick off your course, interact with participants as Moderator of the group discussion board; how to contact the course administrator who handles all the technical aspects of the course behind the scenes; Q and A.
Thank you! For any questions, please contact the course producer, Susan Fuquay, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the Instructor
The Course Instructor, who will appear in the recorded videos in this course, is Rev. Rob Fuquay, Senior Pastor of St Luke’s United Methodist Church, a 6,000+ member church in Indianapolis, Indiana. His books and DVD resources, published by The Upper Room and the United Methodist Publishing House, include “The God We Can Know,” “Take the Flag,” “Which Way, Lord?,” “A New Reformation,” and “The Passion Play.”
Train the Moderator session will be hosted by Susan Fuquay. Susan is an experienced Christian educator and the developer of the Fast Track version of Disciple Bible Study and “Faithful and Inclusive: The Bible, Sexuality, and the UMC.”