Train the Online Trainer April 2022

Learn to create amazing learning experiences in the digital space in this 4-week online course. Explore what it means to be an online trainer and try out new tools to create and facilitate online learning experiences.


Become an online trainer

This course consists of 4 workshops to clarify methods and exchange good practices of online education.

The whole course is here to help you becoming an online trainer. Bring your questions, get inspired and explore tools you have never used before.

The whole 4-week course (online sessions and follow-up activities) takes about 5 hours of your time per week, maybe more.

✅  4-week course

✅  12 participants max

✅  Your personal capstone project

✅  Book now for 40,00 € (BDSU TA special offer)

✅  No application required

✅  1 online session per week

✅  Additional weekly consultation hours

✅  Weekly quizzes

Let’s redesign online collaboration


Live sessions in this course

Wednesday 30.03. 18:00 - 20:30

Your new role as an online facilitator; How to make online learning engaging and fun.

Expertise Reversal Effect, near and far transfer, types of applications and interactivity.

Wednesday 6.04. 18:00 - 20:30

Co-creation and digital collaboration: A new era of digital training design.

Transactional Distance, Belonging Cues, forms of engagement.

Wednesday 13.04. 18:00 - 20:30

Media and media design: How to create stunning and effective digital interfaces.

Cognitive Load Theory, complex challenges, media creation principles, Blended Learning.

Wednesday 20.04. 18:00 - 20:30

Content production basics: How to create micro learning and digital learning environments.

Usability and adaptability, Flexibility-Usability-Tradeoff, e-learning systems, worked examples and media production.

Tuesdays 16:00 - 17:00 and Thursdays 16:00 - 17:00

Weekly office hours to answer your questions.

Keep in mind, on 8. - 10. April, the WbWe will be in Wetzlar.

Your capstone project


This project is your personal “proof-of-learning”. Create a short online session or digital learning environment with the support of your trainer peers.

During this course, you will get inspiration how to complete your capstone project.

You have time until May 2022 to complete your capstone project and finish the Train-the-Online-Trainer course.

There will also be an Open Training Day in May 2022 to test out your creation.

Register now

Registration is 40,00. This is a special offer for BDSU TA trainers.

A refund is possible until 7 days after (!) the course has begun, which is April 6th.

The course is limited to 12 seats.