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ABOUT OTAN TRAINING: Workshop Descriptions

Workshop title Curriculum Options for Adult Education Online 
Workshop description

Learn about online curriculum available through OTAN partnerships and other free Open Education Resources. This workshop will share curriculum tools designed to assist students in Adult Secondary Education programs and their unique learning needs and preferences. Participants will be shown the NROC resources, EdReady Pathways, and HippoCampus courses available through OTAN’s free course platform on Moodle. Participants will also learn about CK12, a 100% free platform that provides personalized learning for ASE students.

Note: Applications and resource options for this workshop will vary as OTAN discovers resources for adult educators to use with their learners.

Prerequisites: All participants must have basic computer skills and know their Sign In for a work or personal email address.

For more information about this and other OTAN Workshops contact OTAN at support@otan.us or call 916-228-2580.

Session length 3 hours 
Format Workshops: Training events at a physical location, of short duration (2 – 6 hours) but may be part of a series. 

To find out more about any of these workshops, including dates and times offered, please check the California Adult Education Professional Development Web site. This site has information on OTAN offered training, as well as training offered by CALPRO and CASAS.

Face-to-Face Workshop Requirements:

  • The lab must contain at least one computer for every individual enrolled in a class - including the instructor.
  • The Internet connection must be at least a T1 line.
  • All computers being used must have Internet Explorer 9 or Firefox 20 or later and Adobe Acrobat Reader 10 or later.
  • OTAN’s Web site and its contents must be accessible on every computer used during a class.
  • The instructor’s computer station should be connected to an LCD projector and the room will need a screen for class viewing. (If a projector and/or instructor station is not available, OTAN can provide them).
  • At least 10 participants must have completed the online registration 10 business days prior to the workshop.
  • All Microsoft Office workshops require the correct version of Office to be installed on all computers in the lab to be used.
  • Various workshops will require unblocked access to necessary Web sites.