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The Fundamentals of Online Training

Take online courses to learn about tools, tactics, and best practices for producing online training.

Email Automation for Ministry (with MailChimp)

Help people take next steps in their faith. Onboard new volunteers to your team. Introduce learners to new topics at a slower pace. Orient new visitors to your mission and vision. Email automation is a simple way to drive deeper engagement exactly at the right time. It allows you to automatically send one or more emails based on the recipient's...

Build Your Own Learner Profiles

Learner profiles are the foundation of building a relevant and engaging learning experience. Whether you're teaching in-person or online, you need to start with developing your learner profiles. In this course, you'll learn why learner profiles are important and a simple framework to build your own. You'll finish the course with up to three completed learner profiles you can use right...

10 Steps to Increasing Learner Engagement Online

Online courses are the best way to engage learners online when you need to teach something of any level of complexity. They allow you to break down the content into digestible pieces. Your learners can learn at their own pace and on their own schedule, reducing stress and increasing the opportunity for retaining the...

Webinars in Ministry: Engage Learners with Live Remote Events

[COMING SOON] Webinars are a dark art. Doing them well means expensive software, tons of planning and communication in the run-up, a team to manage the different parts, and tons of guesswork. This course will show you a better way. After this course, and with the power of TrainedUp Webinars in your toolbox, you'll be able to pull off live online events with ease...at no extra cost...with no extra team...right inside TrainedUp. And you'll know what to do every step of the...

Cohort Learning: How to Build Calendar-based Online Courses

[COMING SOON] Not all online learning has to be self-paced. With the right tools (ahem, TrainedUp), you can build courses that time calendar-based and designed for closed groups to learn at the same pace. This course will show you how to design cohort-style course plans, what elements are absolutely required if you want to do it right, how to configure TrainedUp to facilitate your cohort class, and how to measure...

iPhone Video: Stage, Shoot, Edit, Publish, Win

[COMING SOON] You know the old adage: "The best camera is the one you have with you." That applies to creating videos for online training, too. Often, the iPhone (or high-end Android devices) is all you need to create amazing videos for your online courses. There's no need to shell out the Benjamins if you already have an iDevice in your...

10 Steps to a Killer Online Video Course

[COMING SOON] Online video courses are everywhere. There are a hundred companies offering specialized training online in the form of video courses. Colleges, trade schools, seminaries, and certification centers are embracing the online video course as a useful format for...