- Program Description
- Program of Studies / Mandatory Courses
- Admission and Registration
- Learning Outcomes
- Next Steps
- Frequently Asked Questions
- College Resources
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Gain enhanced skills and abilities in teaching or training the adult learner. Learn how to facilitate effective program planning, design meaningful assessment and evaluation tools, and achieve good instructional and teaching skills. Discover the various processes that assist adults to pursue learning in various formats, the educational issues reflecting current thinking and learner concerns, the ways to meet the specific needs of adults with learning challenges, and the skills needed for instructing in non-traditional environments. This will be accomplished through assignments, group projects and quizzes.
- Personal enrichment/growth
- Employment opportunity
- Opportunity to further their professional development as an instructor/trainer
- Develop and improve teaching skills
- Sound knowledge in instructing a learning environment for adults
- Provide a background in practical skills competencies as they relate to the teaching to training of adults
- Ability to design and deliver curriculum
- Development of a lesson plan
- Learn techniques for evaluating and assessing student learning
- Develop an awareness for the needs of adults with learning disabilities in the educational setting
- Become aware of the instructional technology - effective ways to use in curriculum design, teaching techniques and assessment
- Specific tools for successful use of technology in teaching
Admission and Registration
You do not need to apply to begin this program. Simply ensure you meet the requirements listed on the Admission Requirements webpage prior to registering.
Interested in taking a single course? Provided you have the appropriate prerequisites, the courses in this program can be taken individually.
Bursary funding may be available. Learn more about Financial Assistance Options for Continuing Education Students.
- Sound knowledge of teaching skills in every aspect of course delivery for instructing adults in a learning environment
- Current issues unique to the adult learner will be addressed
- Apply current principles of adult education when planning, implementing and evaluating program curriculum
- Demonstrate the competencies required of an educator/trainer in today's work and academic environment
- Adult training in educational, private, workplace, or non-profit sectors
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Frequently Asked Questions
- Continuing Education FAQ
- Where can I find more information on registering?
- What is the fee structure?
- How can I apply for an exemption?
- Can I obtain credit for learning obtained outside a traditional classroom?
- Where can I find more information on online learning and exams for online courses?
- How do I apply to graduate?
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