While both the eight-hour and 16-hour trainings below will satisfy the TREC-required adult education instructor training, the 16-hour training is only required for Texas REALTORS® University faculty applicants for designation/certification or specialty market topics. However, anyone is welcome to attend either course to improve presentation skills, lead more productive meetings, and communicate better with clients.
Benefits of attending the ITI (16 hour)
The Instructor Training Institute course will help instructor candidates develop effective presentation and teaching methods. It is a requirement for those who want to teach GRI or other TRU training programs. The course will help instructors learn to prioritize and communicate key concepts to students. Additionally, it will help instructors learn to create participant-centered activities to reach people with different learning styles. Also, the course will encourage instructors to use feedback constructively to improve their presentation skills.
Instructors will learn techniques to help:
- Develop and meet learning objectives
- Know the audience
- Identify and reach people with different learning styles
- Relate key concepts of course material
- Enhance your presentation with ancillary materials
- Ask questions that will stimulate meaningful class discussion