Teaching the Adult Learner - 129
Intended for individuals wanting to enhance their skills and abilities required to teach or train the adult learner. Learn how to facilitate effective program planning, design meaningful assessment and evaluation tools, achieve good instructional and teaching skills. Other areas covered are the various processes that will assist adults to pursue learning in various formats, educational issues reflecting current thinking and learner concerns, plus meeting the specific needs of adults with learning challenges, and skills for instructing in non-traditional environments. This will be accomplished by 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 & Registration
- Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent (Mohawk Academic Upgrading, GED) OR 19 years of age or older.
- 19 years of age or older
You do not need to apply to begin this program. Start by ensuring you meet the admission requirements listed above and then register for the courses listed in the Program of Studies when they are offered. Some courses have prerequisites, so please check the Program of Studies for details. Find out how to register for a course.
Program of Studies
The program of studies displayed below applies to students starting the program in the 2019/20 academic year. Students who began in other academic years may require different courses to be eligible to graduate. If you have questions regarding a strategy for completion contact Continuing Education - Creative, Media and Interdisciplinary Studies.
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A selection of courses are available each term. Courses that are currently not available (N/A) for registration may be offered in the future – check back frequently.
|Register||Course number||Course title||Course Hours|
|N/A||EDUCTAL05||Assessment And Evaluation||42.00|
|N/A||EDUCTAL08||Instructional Technology In Adult Education||30.00|
|N/A||SENSTAL06||Adults With Learning Disabilities||42.00|
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Frequently Asked Questions
- 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
- Career in adult training in educational, private, workplace, or non-profit sectors