Adult Learning & Teaching

Administering and teaching programs for adult learners  

Meet the challenges of today’s learning environment with our adult learning and teaching program. Whether you're currently working as an educator or are looking to expand your knowledge of the field, our courses will help expand and strengthen your skills.

Adult Learning and Teaching

Mark Your Calendar

Join us for a FREE webinar on Thursday, May 26. 

Dr. Erin Careless, our Director of Professional Certificates, Career Essentials and Accreditations, will provide a valuable overview of our Adult Learning & Teaching program.

When: Thursday, May 26 at 12:00 p.m.

Cost: FREE

Where: Online via Zoom

Certificates

Adult Learning Fundamentals 
This five-course certificate enables learners to confidently and competently design and facilitate learning experiences in various contexts. Learners will explore foundational theories and principles of adult learning, reflect on questions of diversity and inclusion, examine the stages of program design, identify appropriate instructional methods for a given context, and practice their facilitation skills. Each online course takes a minimum of 12 hours to complete and costs $650 each.

Courses
Theories of Adult Learning
Understanding Diversity and Inclusion
Program Design
Instructional Methods
Effective Facilitation

Advanced Certificate in Adult Learning and Teaching
To enrol in this certificate, you must first complete the Certificate in Adult Learning Fundamentals. Three additional electives are required in order to achieve the Advanced Certificate in Adult Learning and Teaching. You may choose three of the following courses:

Evaluating Learning
Designing and Teaching Online
Indigenous Teaching and Learning Perspectives
Understanding EDI: An Organization Imperative
Inclusive Communications in the Workplace
Optimizing Diverse Team Performance
Strategies for Implementing EDI Initiatives

Standalone Courses & Workshops

Train the Trainer (Two Options Available: Online Workshop or Self-Paced)
In this course, you will build skills and confidence in designing and delivering dynamic, interactive, and effective training sessions. 
Cost of Online Workshop: $1126.09
Cost of Self-Paced Option: $865.22

Online Design and Delivery (Self-paced)
In this self-paced, 8-hour course, you will learn how to move teaching content online or develop new online courses. Cost: $575

Interrupting Unconscious Bias (Self-paced)
In this self-paced, 12-hour course, you will look inwards and dig deep into your beliefs. By bringing them to the forefront, you can explore the ways in which your biases impact your interactions with others. Cost: $575

Workplace Diversity and Inclusion
In this 36-hour course, you will explore the concepts of diversity and inclusion, reflect on your own lived experience, and draw connections between diversity and inclusion and the success of businesses and their employees. Content is asynchronous with weekly live sessions. Cost: $795