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2018-2019 Academy Courses

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2018

FIRST SEMESTER COURSES

DESCRIPTION & ASSIGNMENT

August 15-31

Canvas Pre-Course”
Instructor, Harriett Schloer
RC of Bend High Desert
(
Canvas Administrator)

This course will be available August 15 – August 31 of 2018 as each student is enrolled in the DLA program.  It is designed to help them become familiar with the Canvas “Virtual Classroom” cloud-based Learning Management System (LMS).  Students will be given access to this Pre-Course immediately upon being enrolled in the Class of 2019.  If the student encounters any problems whatsoever accessing or using Canvas, this “pre-course” will give them the opportunity to get the help from the Canvas if  they may need to become “proficient” in the Canvas program prior to the beginning of Course #1:  Communications.

September 1-15
15-day course

Course #1Communications:

This course provides an overview of the growth of Rotary’s use of electronic communications not including Social Media.  Students will become familiar with the Rotary International web site and use the site to complete numerous course assignments throughout the Academy year. 

Webinar:   The course will begin with a 90 minute pre-recorded tour of the RI Web site, as well as the Canvas virtual classroom, and students will be shown how to access and use the Rotary Showcase, the Rotary Brand Center and Rotary Club Central.

Assignments / Tasks: 

  1. There will only be 1 discussion topic for this course.
  2. Students will complete a Communications Survey.
  3. Students will not be required to prepare a 1-year Action Plan based on the survey for this course, however, the action plan will be optional and will be awarded bonus point if the student decides to complete and submit it.
  4. Students will complete a, 10 question Web Challenge where all of the answers will be found on the RI web site.

Sept. 16-30
15 day course

Course #2 RI Organization

Even though this course will not be “taught” until the 16 of the month, all of the course contents will be available on September 1 and students will be able to access it and work on it as soon as they complete the Communications course.  This course covers the organizational structure of Rotary at the club, district, and international level.  Major changes as implemented by the 2016 Council on Legislation will be focused on.
Webinar:  A webinar is optional for this course and will be determined by the instructor. 
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October 1-31
31 Day Course

Course #3
Membership:

This course covers membership recruitment, retention, and extension.  All of Rotary’s latest membership resources will be made available, as well as tools to help students analyze their club’s membership over the previous five years.

 Webinar:  A webinar is optional for this course and will be determined by the instructor

Assignments/Tasks:

  1. Includes all of the tasks listed in the General Instructions
  2. In addition, students will invite at least one individual to a Rotary meeting with the goal of proposing them as a member by the end of the Rotary year.  If the student has proposed or sponsored a member since July 1 of the current Rotary year, this will qualify as completing this part of the assignment.

November 1-30
30-day course

Course #4
Public Image


The course covers RI’s Public Image policies and the importance of developing Rotary’s Public Image, concentrating on the new “People of Action” PIan  . Students will be given examples of the successful use of Public Relations to promote the work of their club and grow membership as well as create greater public awareness of Rotary.
Webinar:  A webinar is optional for this course and will be determined by the instructor:

Assignments/Tasks: 

  1. Includes all of the tasks listed in the General Instructions.
  2. Students will use the Rotary Brand Center to create an official Rotary logo for their club using the online template.
  3. Students will use the Rotary Brand Center to select from a variety of available templates to create a promotional item that can be used by their Rotary club such as business cards, newsletter, brochure, etc.

December 1 - Jan 1: Academy Closed for the Holidays.  This time can be used by the students to finish any course work for the first semester that has not yet been completed and submitted to the instructor.

2019

SECOND SEMESTER

DESCRIPTION & ASSIGNMENT

January 1-31
31-day course

Course #5
Youth Service


This course covers Rotary’s four primary youth programs, how clubs can participate in them, and various requirements for working with youth.
Webinar:  A webinar is optional for this course and will be determined by the instructor.

Assignments and Tasks: 

  1. Includes all of the tasks listed in the General Instructions.
  2. Using the Rotary Brand Center, students will create a brochure describing their club’s participation in RI’s Youth Service Programs.

February 1-28
28 day course

Course #6
TRF – Part 1
Polio, Peace Fellows,
Areas of Focus &
Fundraising


The final two courses in the Academy program cover The Rotary Foundation.  Due to the many components of TRF, the course covers 2 months and is taught in two parts.

Part 1 covers PolioPlus, Peace Fellowships, the Six Areas of focus, and fundraising. 

Webinar:  A webinar is optional for this course and will be determined by the instructor 
Assignments/Tasks::  .

  1. The assignment for Part 1 will include discussion topics in Canvas.
  2. Student will complete and submit a TRF Survey
  3. OPTIONAL:  For those who may want to, they can complete and submit the One-Year action plan that will be provided for the course  and will be awarded bonus points upon submission.

March 1 -31
31 day course

Course #7:
TRF-Part 2
Club MOU & FMP
Global Grants &
District Grants

Part 2 covers the new Grant Model and incudes, District Grants and Global Grants with the emphasis on District Grants

1.       Webinar:  A webinar is optional for this course and will be determined by the instructor. 

2.       There will be no discussion topics for this course

3.       For the assignment, students will prepare an actual District Grant application using the D6080 District Grant Application and criteria with the thought that their club could use it for the upcoming Rotary year. 

4.       The TRF Final exam will cover both Parts 1& 2 of TRF and will be taken online in Canvas.