Once Career Choices and Changes and My10yearPlan.com® Interactive
have been adopted by colleges or individual college instructors, they will have access to a variety of optional
professional development tools, sessions and resources. They include:
Personal areas of My10yearPlan.com
Interactive so instructors can experience the course for themselves
(and even plan their next “career or purposeful work” after retirement). They will have the option to keep
their work private or share it with their students.
The opportunity for a 45-minute one-on-one phone/webinar orientation
with Academic Innovations
technical support to review and brainstorm for their course plans and enhancements
Online Instructor’s Guide
with sample course outlines and activity-by-activity lesson recommendations.
Sample hour-by-hour lesson
plans and pacing guide in spreadsheet format for editing and adaptation by
Five optional introductory 45-minute webinars
for instructors using My10yearPlan.com
archived for access 24/7*
- Getting Started: Tips for navigating the website
- Maximizing the experience: How to most effectively use the variety of online enhancements with your course
- Lesson planning strategies for the hybrid course
- Scoring, grading, portfolio and assessment: Strategies to optimize student outcomes.
- My10yearPlan.com as an advisory tool: Strategies for advisory sessions to promote
college retention and successful transfers.
Online training videos (10 to 15 minutes each) that provide an overview of the curriculum.* Details
How to Use the Pre- and Post-Surveys to Assess Career Choices and Changes
15 motivational videos
(online and/or on DVD) hosted by Olympic Gold Medalist Dain Blanton,
introducing select chapters and explaining the value of what the learner is about to experience.
Online Instructor’s Resource Center
featuring the lesson planning spreadsheets and videos mentioned
above as assessment tools, online learning platform course materials, and a variety of other resources.
Referral to certified training consultant
for onsite training of instructional teams. This would be
appropriate for schools adopting My10yearPlan.com Interactive on a large scale.
For colleges working with their high schools on a dual enrollment program, a strand at the annual Focus
on Freshmen conference in July in Los Angeles would be of interest.