Welcome to our Digital Futures Initiative (DFi) Training Catalogue page!
Content is accessible but a 'Login' MUST be completed first. Required information includes the following: username, email, first & last name, agency/organization, title, city & state before access is granted to all the DFi Training Catalogue Content, Forums and Certification in the Unit lesson(s) to become a DFi Instructor. We do not share or solicate any of this personal data it is only to help us verify certified instructors information and the location of our instructors.
TO ENTER A PROGRAM YOU MUST "SUBSCRIBE TO GROUP" & THEN "JOIN" THE PROGRAM LESSON
Once a user is in the Training Catalogue, choose any program area from this screen to begin online training by placing the cursor over the arrow |>| and clicking the "Subscribe to Group" button. You will not be able to access any training until you Subscribe. However, if a user 'clicks' on the title of a unit lesson first the site transfers to the lessons home page and now the arrow |>| will appear in the far right corner (this box is below the 2 boxes on the title line) to "Subscribe to Group" to allow access to the training content. On the next page you will click the GREEN button to "JOIN" the program lesson. Then you should be in the lesson and be able to start learning the content.
Upon completion of ALL lessons and Exams within a Unit a Certificate will be generated. Within the Certificate will be a Note: with a link "Please Click Here to download the lesson files" Please 'click' on the provide link within the Certificate and receive the downloadable PowerPoint and materials needed for teaching each lesson. It's not required to teach all lessons in a Unit only to be certified in all lessons for a particular Unit.
The process for Downloading, Extracting & Enabling the Usable Power Point Lesson with embedded videos is different depending on the browser used (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Firefox or Safari). Please follow these instructions when they appear or use our Forums page for the steps. Chrome, Firefox or Safari are best. During Download: Allow enough space, time and battery life as files are large with embedded videos.
Please enjoy the Digital Futures Initiative (DFi) training experience!